Ella Koopman (1945), xxl geometric textile, 1990s


Large mounted textile artwork by Dutch textile artist Ella Koopman (1945-). Rare and important collection of Koopman, exploring the effect of plaiting and colors, painting directly on the natural linnen, resulting in optical intriguing pieces of fabric. This piece can be hung site specific and in different configurations.

In the 1980s and 1990s Ella Koopman raises to the top of Dutch textile design. Her fabrics were used for architectural installations and fashion by leading Dutch fashion designer of the time like Frans Molenaar, Mart Visser, Jan Janssen and international designers like Jean Charles de Castelbajac & Louis Feraud. In 1996 the Kunstmuseum Den Hague dedicated an exhibition to Ella Koopman and the use of her fabrics by (inter-)national designers. Koopman made site specific installations in private and commercial setting like the cruise ships of the Holland America Line. Her work can be found in numerous museum and private  collections like Textile Museum Tilburg and Haags Kunstmuseum. in 2006 the Textile Museum Tilburg acquired a piece from the same collection as the one presented here.
Marked: backside

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist



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| Period: 1990s
| Materials: canvas, painted
| Condition: In excellent condition
| Place of Origin: The Netherlands

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