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Bittman also admires fiber artist Anni Albers, not only for her output, but also for her interest in pre-Columbian textile traditions that centered on “the structure of the textile and letting the patterns emerge from the process of making.” To notice the way Albers paid attention to “those different modes of approaching weaving, was an important point for me as an artist, for how I think of my approach to making an object or making a picture.” The way structure generates pattern is one of Bittman’s core interests in weaving.