Helena Hernmarck’s Massive Woven Tapestries

Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

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By Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

777 Articles

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Helena Hernmarck created this incredibly photorealistic woven tapestry, called Talking Trudeau-Nixon, back in 1969 and it’s currently on display in The Museum of Art and Design‘s new exhibition: Crafting Modernism.
Here is a video of Hernmarck making one of her more recent tapestries on a massive loom.

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