Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Lundstrom meets Gascoigne

I really enjoyed being introduced to Vilhelm Lundstrøm. I love his flat colours and use of negative space, but once again I struggled with interpreting one of the images I liked in fabric. As I was looking through the catalogue of his work I came across his crate series. 






I didn't particularly like these pieces but they did put me in mind of the work of Australian artist Rosalie Gasgoine whose work I do like. 

The fabric was coloured as one piece. Serendipity created additional marks as I used an old quilt as a printing pad!  Once coloured I ripped the fabric into squares and bonded it to the background, additional marks, stenciled text and minimal stitch completed the piece.

10 comments:

  1. Love your piece of fabric & again clever use of bringing in the text.Did you work on a solid & then chop it up.The naive stitching just completes it.

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  2. Another great interpretation that strays far from the original. love it!

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  3. This is great Linda! I love the use of Rosalie's work to interpret Lundstrøm. And you've used grays and white and a touch of orange!

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  4. Again I have to agree with the previous comments - so great to see an interpretation that strays far from the original, a simple and calm design.
    Ps. you are forgiven the carpet background.

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  5. You have managed so well to keep the simplicity of Lundstroms style but at the same time made it intriguing with the fabric, the lettering ,and squares . Did you fuse the squares onto another piece of fabric?

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  6. Wow - super, Linda. I too love Rosalie's work. Another powerful piece from you. What do you do up at these retreats that inspire such pieces???

    Hilary

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    1. Panic! I arrived with an idea and the materials to carry it through and started on Tuesday morning.

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  7. This is such a different take on his work and you have brought it together with the colours and letters - everything came together so well. I am also intrigued as to whether you cut it up before or after you had done the design - either way it worked really well.

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  8. I, too, had seen his slabs and other works and although I liked his paintings felt more drawn to these. But never would have thought of this kind of interpretation, well done!

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