Well this book and its sweaters are not the only ones that have linked great art and knitting.
|The Materialistics' version of Van Gogh's Sunflowers|
Art critics, of course scorn their attempts; but knitters love them. It's maybe more tasteful than yarn bombings - even the very high end yarn bombings. Their work shows the versatility of knitting and it does raise it closer to true Art then, let's say, toilet roll covers :)