Marsella 72. Col. Juarez Mexico City 06600 Mexico 5215541408348
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$ 5,500

"Rectangulos" Handmade Saasil Rug

Customization Options size colors and materials
Documentation Certificate of Authenticity
Documentation Notes certificate by the gallery
Origin Mexico
Period New
Materials saasil
W. 78.74 in; H. 1.18 in; D. 59.06 in;
W. 200 cm; H. 3 cm; D. 150 cm;
Condition Good. Made to order 8-10 weeks production time
Creation Date 2020
Description Contemporary textile artist, Trine Ellitsgaard, grew up in Denmark, and it was there she was trained as a weaver, but for the last twenty years she has lived in Oaxaca, Mexico. It is more than an interesting side note that Trine still weaves on the loom she imported from Copenhagen when she first arrived in Mexico. Looking at her textiles, what is most striking is not the overtly visible influence of Oaxacan craft, but its apparent absence. However, the influence is there. Underneath the deceptive simplicity and harmony of her designs, the clash and combi- nation of materials, textures, colors and shapes reveal that Trine’s work takes hold of all that she has observed in Mexico, but the Scandinavian in her reconstitutes it into new patterns. Out of the meeting of these two cultures emerges a new way of seeing both.
Styles / Movements Contemporary, Studio Craft
Incollect Reference Number 366868
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