Gunta Stölzl Wall Hanging 1924

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Stölzl was a prominent educator at the Bauhaus, where she developed the weaving workshop into one of the school’s most high-profile and experimental departments. Reflecting her personal experimentation and teaching methods, this unique work demonstrates how weaving is a form of creative expression inextricable from method and materials: the horizontal bands illustrate various methods for introducing threads into a woven surface, outlining both the medium’s limitations and its possibilities.

Gallery label from October 21, 2019–Spring 2020
Wool, silk, mercerized cotton, and metal thread
68 1/2 x 42 1/2" (174 x 108 cm)
Phyllis B. Lambert Fund
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© 2024 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Architecture and Design

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