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Artist Gabriel Dawe
A tool resembling a giant needle was used to install the threads in Gabriel Dawe's piece for the Amon Carter Museum. Photo courtesy of Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Artist Gabriel Dawe
Dallas-based artist Gabriel Dawe sorts through a spectrum of threads in his studio. Photo courtesy of Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Artist Gabriel Dawe
Dawe’s technique results in strands of color resembling the refracted light of a rainbow. Photo courtesy of Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Artist Gabriel Dawe
The museum's soaring ceilings made for a challenging installation, achieved by utilizing a special lift. Photo courtesy of Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Artist Gabriel Dawe
Featuring more than 60 miles of thread, this eye-catching installation at the museum will be on view for the next two years. Photo courtesy of Amon Carter Museum of American Art