Chest by Eva Strukelj and Ignacio Lopez Sola

Eva Strukelj and Ignacio Lopez Sola Portrays The Gorenjska Chest

Eva Strukelj and Ignacio Lopez Sola, the project leader of the displayed project Award Winning Gorenjska Chest illustrates, A wooden chest, made of cherrywood is a reinterpretation of traditional fully-painted chests, once most prominent pieces of furniture in Gorenjska. Contemporary version changes the paint for wood and uses ethnographical elements of heart and carnation flower, both characteristic of the region. The hexagonal composition of the pattern is concise on the upper side and than gradually diminishing in size and disappearing as an image of the old memory, being erased by the pass of time. The pattern is machine-cut, but the finnish- as centuries ago- took long hours of hand-brushing and oiling..

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