The power of feelings
Lilly Hagg at Museum Angerlehner Wels, AT
03.10.2021 - 06.02.2022
Rendezvous mit einem Kopfmenschen (Rendezvous with a head person), sewn fabric collage, 170 x 110 cm, 2021 ©Lilly Hagg
The exhibition with Lilly Hagg from Sunday, 3 October 2021 onwards in the lounge of the Museum Angerlehner shows approximately 20 of the textile artist’s works.
The trained dressmaker studied under Werner Liebmann in Berlin Weißensee and her creative work is influenced by Kokoschka, Carpaccio, Cezanne and Dubuffet, among others.
After an intense study of the history of painting she submerged herself in the world of fabric painting. At first Hagg used only plain fabrics, but in the course of time she got braver and braver and created expressive and emotionally intensive works with textiles of various textures and patterns: like this, even historic fabrics and second-hand clothes were used besides other materials.
The current world affairs as well as known personalities like Donald Trump or Greta Thunberg find their way into Lilly Hagg’s oevre.
A book was also published to accompany the exhibition, which uses a text by Bernd Hagg to guide Lilly Hagg's work. The large-format fabric paintings. which are shown in it were created between 2018 and 2021. The book was published by Verlag der Provinz: https://www.bibliothekderprovinz.at/buch/7940/
27 x 21 cm, 32 pages
Interview with the artist (in German):