• Art report / Hamburg 1

    5 days ago - By Art With a Needle

    Rosemarke Trockel is a German artist who works in practically every medium and technique that she can think of, but I have always kept an eye out for her knitted works. Seen in the Hamburger Kunsthalle, this large work from 1986:
    Rosemarie Trockel, Ohne Title
    In the traditional modernist trope of referring to art in your art, Trockel has cleverly executed the "Woolmark" logo in her wool knitting. She stretched the knitted fabric over a canvas for rigid display.
    Whenever I see mainstream artists use fiber techniques I wonder how much if any of it they did themselves. A bit of googling gave...
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