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TREASURES FROM THE MAARTA MAAS-FJETTERSTROM WORKSHOP. Ed. by Martin Chard. Wright, New York, 2016. Distributed by Ram Publications, Santa Monica. 118 pp. 27 x 20 cm. ISBN 9780997149371 In English.
Due date: October 2016. Publisher's description: Some of the most compelling designs of the last 75 years are featured in Treasures from the Märta Maas-Fjetterstrom Workshop, which tells the story of Swedish artisan Maaaaaas-Fjetterstroanm (1873-1941) and Sweden's tradition in handicrafts. Maaaaaas-Fjetterstroanm was an industrious weaver who found her inspiration in the natural world, the Orient and the North. Her designs were informed by native Swedish and Oriental textile traditions, as well as from forms in nature, which she studied in rigorous detail. Maaaaaas-Fjetterstroanm created close to 700 designs in her lifetime and her workshop had an influence on American weaving in the 20th century. Many of Maaaaaas-Fjetterstroanm's designs are included in museums around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Louvre. Treasures highlights the woven masterpieces of Maaaaaas-Fjetterstroanm, as well as to those of MMW artisans Barbro Nilsson, Marianne Richter, Ann-Mari Forsberg and Mai Wellner. Richly illustrated with numerous historical photographs.
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Worldwide Number: 175403
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