Friday, October 30, 2015

Hannah Ryggen: Weaving the World at Moderna Museet Malmö October 31, 2015

Hannah Ryggen, We Live upon a Star, 1958 
Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum 
Photo: Steffen Wesselvold Holden 
© Hannah Ryggen/Bildupphovsrätt 2015 

Hannah Ryggen made tapestries that were often direct reactions to events and conflicts around the world. The exhibition Hannah Ryggen: Weaving the World presents sixteen monumental pictorial tapestries from the years 1926-1958 that explore violence and oppression, but also existential questions as well as love and poetry. Also on display is a self-portrait in oil from 1914. Read more

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