Author Archives: Martina Skender

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History of textile art: Gunta Stölzl (1897-1983)

History of textile art: Gunta Stölzl (1897-1983)

In the first of our history of textile art series, Martina Skender takes a look back at the extraordinary life and work of Gunta Stölzl. Gunta Stölzl was a German textile artist who played a fundamental role in the development of the Bauhaus school’s weaving workshop. She created immense change within…

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