for several years in Marrakesh
(Morocco), french creator Isabelle Aubry develops a collection
of extremely fine handmade tapestries which associate moroccan traditional
arts and Modern Art.
the greatest mosaïc ornaments that decorate the Kingdom's
monuments as patterns, Isabelle Aubry designs impressive geometric
and calligraphic canvases, luminous, colored and rich in the memory
of the ancestral works that inspired them.
aim of producing a work coherent with her subject, the artist
expresses herself through the intricate hard work of handmade
tapestry, a secular medium that implies as patient work as mosaïc's
and permits her Atelier to give birth to exceptional masterpieces
taking up to 1000 hours' work.
named "Heritage" is conceived as a homage to
moroccan architectural patrimony and to the work of maellems.
The pieces Sheherazade, Genesis and Sunset
are an almost photographic precision works, restituting all the
richness and artfulness of the mosaïcs on the embroided canvases
and revealing their surprising graphic modernity.
audacious, the works of the "Evolution" collection
propose a brand new interpretation of the arabian-moorish traditional
motifs. With Lollipop, in acidulate tones, or Blue Night,
in violets and purples, Isabelle Aubry spreads her wings and produces
a very personal work which associates classical references with
a contemporary way.
the recent works "Sanguine" or "Roses de Tazarine"
give the artist the opportunity to go ahead with her creativity.
The mosaïc motifs form here a background for works of a rare
elegance which mix subtil landscapes with amused references to
major graphic arts.
mixing tradition and modernity and merging oriental
and occidental influences, Isabelle Aubry's work takes
place in today's Morocco from which it forms an elegant parable:
firmly heading towards future, but strong and proud of its
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