ASGER JORN | curated by DOMICILECULTURE
Cushion x Herringbone Edition Black fabric Dark Grey artwork
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Artwork by Asger Jorn (1914-1973)Black fabric with Dark Grey artwork
Size: 50cm x 50cm Colour No.: 1
Composition: 80%Cotton · 20%Wool
Weight: Approx. 386 g/m2
Fabrics: Made in England.
Products: Handmade in Denmark
Filling: Handmade in Denmark
Mixture of European duck feathers & down,
90% feathers & 10% down. 60% new duck feathers & 40% recycled duck feathers.
Made-to-order · 1 to 2 weeks production. Made in Denmark
THE ARTWORK MACBETH
The drawing Macbeth is characteristic in so far as myriads of figures spread across the whole picture plane. The drawing was probably intended as a sketch for a painting & was executed during a stay on the North Sea coast at Nr. Lyngby during the summer of 1942 where Asger Jorn had rented a small fisherman’s cottage together with his artist colleague Ejler Bille. The motif expresses spontaneity, playfulness, experiment, all of which are significant themes in the works of Asger Jorn.
“Art & handwriting are the same. An image is written & handwriting is images. There is handwriting, a graphic element, in every image just as there is an image in every piece of handwriting. The border between art & handwriting is blurred in origin. Everything is a symbol of something.”
“The Prophetic Harps,” 1944
Quote by Asger Jorn (1914·1973)