Laure Tixier

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

5 Fast Facts: Laure Tixier

Posted: February 18, 2019
Category: Laure Tixier
Impress your friends with five fast facts about artist Laure Tixier). Tixier’s Plaid Houses (Maquettes) (2005–11), currently on view in NMWA’s collection galleries, explore a range of architectural styles in...
Close-up detail of a larger artwork features a view of two felt houses. On the viewer's right is an orange house that is out-of-focus while on the left is a blue house that is in-focus and has visible stitches, coarse texture, and rectangular windows.

Women House: A Doll’s House

Posted: May 14, 2018
Category: Laure Tixier
Questions about a woman’s “place” resonate in our culture, and conventional ideas about the house as a feminine space persist. Global artists in Women House recast conventional ideas about the...
Arrangement of nine small, felt houses on a white table. Each house is a different, vibrant color and represents a different style of architecture spanning time and cultures—including a hut, a yurt, a cottage, art deco, postmodern architecture, and more.