i’m jealous of nike schroeder


Berlin based artist Nike Schroeder has me swooning over her series, Fundamental Reports. Her images are inspired by vintage photographs {usually from the 1940s & 50s} that she finds in thrift shops… and then, the embroidery begins! Anyone that can draw with thread is a-okay in my books {… and all of those loose strands – love!}. If you happen to be in Hamburg, you can pop by Urban Outfitters to see this work on display until July, 2012.

Oh, and also, there is this:

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comments (11)

  1. wendy /// 05.09.2012 /// 6:25am

    these are lovely – do you know about the work of lisa solomon? she’s got some amazing thread action!
    http://www.lisasolomon.com/

  2. the jealous curator /// 05.09.2012 /// 6:50am

    i sure do! : )

    1. http://www.thejealouscurator.com/blog/2009/03/30/im-jealous-of-lisa-solomon/

    2. http://www.thejealouscurator.com/blog/2011/09/29/im-jealous-of-lisa-solomon-again/

  3. Print Matter /// 05.09.2012 /// 7:30am

    I think i’m jealous too….christ….

  4. Helen /// 05.09.2012 /// 7:41am

    Amazing work, thanks for posting it šŸ™‚

  5. Patsy Ann /// 05.09.2012 /// 8:34am

    It’s wonderful how craft has been turned upside down and re-imagined into wonderful works of art.

    Another thread artist you might be interested in:
    http://www.hadarsobol.com/

  6. faygie /// 05.09.2012 /// 6:35pm

    crazy about this art thanx for sharing!

  7. wendy /// 05.10.2012 /// 4:14pm

    of course you did!

  8. the jealous curator /// 05.10.2012 /// 4:16pm

    ; )

  9. frauzi /// 05.13.2012 /// 1:54pm

    lisa solomon and nike schroeder are both being shown at walter maciel gallery in Culver City, LA.

  10. the jealous curator /// 05.13.2012 /// 7:27pm

    great – thanks! here’s a link for anyone who’s interested:
    http://www.waltermacielgallery.com/

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