Art by Linda Behar
â€śThe camera has always been my sketchbook,â€ť says the Lexington artist Linda Behar, who used an image of a vibrant peony, dewy from a spring shower, as the inspiration for this embroidered masterpiece. Created by printing photographs on fabric and then layering different-colored stitches side by side or on top of one another, Beharâ€™s works of art have made their way into the permanent collections at the MFA and the Peabody Essex Museum. â€śI love the feel of the thread in my fingers,â€ť she says. â€śThe repetitive motion is my meditation.â€ť
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