Explore Modern Tapestries, Tapestry Weaving, and more!

Explore related topics

detail from a tapestry by Hannah Ryggen (1894-1970) a self-taught weaver, translating the claustrophobic feeling of war and destruction into woven cloths. She commented on Fascism and Nazism’s emergence in Europe in the inter-war years, and Norwegian politics in the post-war years.

detail from a tapestry by Hannah Ryggen (1894-1970) a self-taught weaver, translating the claustrophobic feeling of war and destruction into woven cloths. She commented on Fascism and Nazism’s emergence in Europe in the inter-war years, and Norwegian politics in the post-war years.

100år med norsk billedvev / absolutetapestry.com  Hannah Ryggen, Grå figur, 1961

100år med norsk billedvev / absolutetapestry.com Hannah Ryggen, Grå figur, 1961

Randi Nygaard Lium ©Norwegian tapestry history / absolutetapestry.com

Randi Nygaard Lium ©Norwegian tapestry history / absolutetapestry.com

HANNAH RYGGEN. VERDEN I VEVEN. NASJONALMUSEET. / absolutetapestry.com Hannah Ryggen. "Gru". Fra borgerkrigen i Spania. 1936.

HANNAH RYGGEN. VERDEN I VEVEN. NASJONALMUSEET. / absolutetapestry.com Hannah Ryggen. "Gru". Fra borgerkrigen i Spania. 1936.

Randi Nygaard Lium ©Norwegian tapestry history / absolutetapestry.com

Randi Nygaard Lium ©Norwegian tapestry history / absolutetapestry.com

Hannah Ryggen: Petter Dass, detail, 1940, tapestry

Hannah Ryggen from the exhibition "Weaving the World" at The National Museum, Norway

Pinterest
Search