Gazelli Art House to host Latvian textile artists’ exhibition

Baku, October 12, AZERTAC

On October-15-16, Gazelli Art House Baku will host an exhibition of the two famous Latvian contemporary textile artists - Irisa Blumate and her former student Iveta Vecenāne.

The exhibition is organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in Azerbaijan in partnership with the Gazelli Art House.

Through an intergenerational dialogue the two artists reflect on the development of tapestry art over the course of history, exploring the diverse approaches and techniques in reaction to their surroundings. It is a journey of discovery, honoring the traditions, skills and knowledge of applied arts.

"All In Two” exhibition consists of retrospective and the diverse works of both artists, creating reflections, feelings about the flow of textile art over time, changes and new solutions.

Both artists are from the common school-the Academy of Art of Latvia. The teacher and the student work creatively in their profession all their lives, participating in many international and national exhibitions.

Textile art has always formed an essential part of Latvian culture and has always been a particularly popular art field. It has deep and historically determined traditions rooted in the inheritance of folk art values and professional skills.

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