3gp Yellow, Blue and Black, Gudrun Pagter, sisal, linen/flax, 42.5” x 95”, 2017, $9,300
3sp Architecture in motion, sisal and flax, 98.5” x 94.5”, $22,000
2gp Red line, Gudrun Pagter, Gobelin tapestry of sisal and linen, 280cm x 240cm, 2015, $25,000
Selected collections and exhibition venues:
Trapholt Museum of Art, Kolding, Denmark (permanent collection, solo exhibition); Tournai, Belgium (3rd Triennial de Tournai); Danish Cultural Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo exhibition); Esbjerg Art Museum, Denmark (permanent collection); Danish Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen; Central Museum of Lodz, Poland (permanent collection, 14th International Tapestry Triennial); Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig, Germany (permanent collection); Beijing and Zhengzhou, China (5th and 6th International Fiber Art Biennial, From Lausanne to Beijing); Rathaus Hohenwestedt, Germany (solo exhibtion, permanent collection); Como, Italy (Miniartextil); Nordic Art Center, Helsinki Finland; Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg, Sweden (5th Nordic Textile Triennial); Flensburg Museum, Germany: Akershus Art Center, Lillestrøm, Norway (Connecting: Contemporary Arts and Crafts from Germany Norway, Finland, Denmark and Sweden; traveling exhibtion); Textile Forum, Herning, Denmark (solo exhibition); Brandts Art Musuem, Odense, Denmark (permanent collection); Design Musuem, Copenhagen, Denmark (Architecural Rounds); Textile Museum, Krefeld, Germany; Aalborg, Denmark, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum; Textile Culture, Haslach Germany (Artapestry 1, 2 and 4; traveling exhibitions); Chieri, Italy (Biennial of Textile Art). Recipient: Silver Prize and Excellence awards, 5th and 6th International Fiber Art Biennials, From Lausanne to Beijing; Award, King Frederik and Queen Ingrids Foundation; Award, Danish National Art Foundation.
Based on a concrete and geometric idiom I work with woven tapestries. In my compositions, I use lines and shapes to achieve a tension and a spatial effect, with inspiration drawn from architecture. The tapestries are woven on a foot-powered loom; the materials are mainly dyed sisal and flax.