Embroidery on paper by Hinke Schreuders
You probably have seen many examples of embroidered picture. But the work of the Amsterdam based artist Hinke Schreuders will delight you (hopefully). Dutch artist Hinke Schreuders makes a diverse layer of hand embroidery, beading, air lace weaving, and painting creating a completely new image, based on photos from her personal archive. Female figures – romantic, gentle, accentuating feminine fragility and vulnerability. This series of her work started ion 2008, is called simply: “Work on paper”, every work has a number instead of title. The artist neither explains the viewer the subject, nor tells the idea. See, define yourself. Hinke Schreuders was born 1 December 1969. Embroidery on paper artworks by Hinke Schreuders have been exhibited in galleries and museums both in the Netherlands and Europe.
Some images can be even disturbing – a bride crying tears of thread, polka dots on a dress become a shower of shiny raindrops and a field of daffodils takes over a woman’s appearance.
The art world seems to be experiencing a new-found love. This love of hand-made, craft, in which there is a lot of art. First potters attracted the attention – the shape and plastic, diverse styling and bold themes enthrall gallery owners and spectators. Interest in ceramics began to wake up in the 50s. Then intensified glass-makers of the 1990s. There was a prospect for artists working in this medium. And now – embroidery. Embroidery, knitting, sewing and textiles are just experiencing a renaissance. Experts estimate the interest in embroidery as the highest in the hand-made art. One of the areas – embroidered picture.