The Kiss Reimagined

Embroidery
Experiential, Illustration
Experiential, Illustration

Hand-embroidered an interpretation of Gustav Klimt's most famous masterpiece

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⁠— 2019

For the past several months, I had been teaching myself how to embroider by hand. After making several practical gifts, I wanted to shift to more fine art projects. For this experiment, I wanted to combine the different stitching and knotting techniques I had learned while focusing on small details. Challenge my hand-embroidery skills by emulating one of the most detailed, intricate artists in history — Gustav Klimt.

For the past several months, I had been teaching myself how to embroider by hand. After making several practical gifts, I wanted to shift to more fine art projects. For this experiment, I wanted to combine the different stitching and knotting techniques I had learned while focusing on small details.

For the past several months, I had been teaching myself how to embroider by hand. After making several practical gifts, I wanted to shift to more fine art projects. For this experiment, I wanted to combine the different stitching and knotting techniques I had learned while focusing on small details.

The Kiss
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Framed on shelf

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