Germann Auctionhouse Zurich
Lot 390 / Paintings, Sculptures, Watercolors, Drawings and MultiplesTuesday, 08 June 2021, 06:15 pm

Krejci Luba, String Art

Lot 390

Krejci Luba, 1925 (CZ)

String Art, 1968

Linen thread waxed, bobbin lace.
H 120 mm W 595 mm D 62 mm.

Verso signed and dated on frame: Luba Krejci, 68.

*CHF3'000 / 5'000
*EUR2'800 / 4'600
*USD3'300 / 5'600

Hammer Price: CHF 2'800

Information about the artist

Education and experience:
Attended the College of Industrial Design (1945-1949) in Brno and Purkyne University (1949-1950) in Brno, where she was also a designer. Textile designer in Brno and Prague (1949-1950) and at the Center of Folk Art Production (1955-1960).
Selected exhibitions:
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio (Fiberworks); National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan (Fiber Works, Europe and Japan); Jindichuv Hradec, Czechoslovakia (Lace Hangings); British Crafts Center, London, UK (First International Exhibition of Miniature Textiles); Jacques Baruch Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (The Figure in Fiber); Lausanne, Switzerland (International Biennial of Tapestry); Milan, Italy (XII Triennial); World Fair (Brussels, Belgium); the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois (Focus on Fiber Art: Selections from the Growing 20th-Century Collection).
Selected Collections:
The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois; Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio; Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czechoslovakia; Stedelijk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, New York; Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia; Museum Bellerive, Lausanne, Switzerland; Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia; Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, New York; The Museum of Applied Arts, Brno, Czechoslovakia; The Czech Ministry of Culture, Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Silver Medal, Brussels World Fair; Gold Medal, XII Milan Triennial; Prize, City of Stuttgart, Germany.