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Bauhaus Braids

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About this project

Kandinsky, Bauhaus artist/lecturer, saw colours as shapes. Numbers can be shapes, too. Colours, shapes and numbers combine in the creation of a set of three fine silk braids: triangular numbers (yellow, “sharp”, edgy); square numbers (red, “earthbound”, balanced); and circular numbers (blue, “spiritual”, the colour of the heavens).

Techniques: inkle weaving, handmade reels.

Dimensions: reels: 8x8x1.7cm, 7x7x1.7cm, 9x7.7x1.7cm; braids: 0.5x 135cm (average length).


silk, geometric




Mixed Media
Bauhaus Braids
Triangular Numbers, Square Numbers and Circular Numbers
Bauhaus Braids
Square Numbers
Bauhaus Braids
close-up showing Circular Numbers

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