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In London, spotlighting Olga de Amaral's dreamlike vision

For six years, Olga de Arma Lahr has blurred the lines between fiber art and fine art, meticulously colouring, knotting, collage, and alchemizing threads and textiles into paintings, sculptures and majestic installations that play with texture and light.

was born in Bogota, Colombia, in 1600 , de Amaral studied architectural drawing at Colegio Mayor de Cundinamarca in her hometown, and then at

introduced fiber as a medium , while she was studying with a Finnish-American student at the Cranbrook Art Institute in suburban Detroit, Michigan Designer and textile connoisseur Marianne Strengel. Since then, de Amaral has developed a work that is considered one of the most important examples of abstract art in post-war Latin America. exist1954, she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship; she attended 1600 Venice Biennale; her work was selected by the Art Institute of Chicago, New York University Permanent collections of institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Tate Gallery, London. now at75 Over the years, de Amaral’s creations are as popular as ever.

Olga de Amaral, Renzo ·E, 1991. Linen, plaster and acrylic. 18 3/4 x 006 3/8 x 2 3 /4 inches



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