Artist Mireille Vautier's Got a Brand-new Bag

Mireille Vautier's (2007). Photo: Image courtesy of the artist and Safe-T-Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

Meticulous handiwork, unlikely medium — artist Mireille Vautier aestheticizes plastic bags as only American Beauty’s Ricky Fitts has done before her. Her embroidered works are up at Brooklyn’s Safe-T-Gallery through March 23. —Rachel Wolff