Not only has fringe become a staple within the fashion world it is also being used in the art and design communities as an abstract sculptural form. Below are just a few artists that are using fringe in unique and interesting ways.
Paris-based artist, Georgia Russell chooses a scalpel over a brush or pen when creating her works. She uses this tool to create and construct 3-dimensional pieces out of books and paper transforming them into beautiful volumious pieces.
Jeffrey Gibson is a Brooklyn painter and sculptor who creates embellished sculptures out of beads, blankets, various hardware, fringed elements and repurposed punching bags. His work becomes beautiful sculptural and decorative pieces.
Artist Barbara Wildenboer crafts dynamic sculptural works out of books through slicing, folding and cutting creating beautiful fringed forms that take on a narrative all their own.