by Ljudmilla Swarczewskaja
October 20 - November 11, 2019
The heading of
Ljudmilla Swarczewskaja's exhibition
Limitless Horizon originates from her solo
exhibition in Perugia (Italy), from
December, 15th 2018– January,13th 2019 at
the SCD Textile & Art Gallery.
The curator of that exhibition and expert in
textile art Barbara Pavan wrote:
Swarczewskaja, Estonian artist entwines
traditional wall carpet with innovative
artistic figure of the Baltic handycraft
school and with her totally personal style.
endless horizons or lines in her artworks,
or you might say, her works are horizonless:
the number of lines crossing with each
other, create multilevels where different
sources of inspiration lead the onlookers to
encroach their limits of their gaze.
gaze always takes you to somewhere else
unwilling to recognise the limits imposed on
space, time, form, comtents, materials.
But the width of
the horizon of the artist'screativity
depends directly on the personal „hight of
her angle“ and if you would choose the
dangerous path of vertical route, you might
Now, at her
exhibition at the Museum of New Art L.
Swarczewskaja offers 3 gobelins which are
created about 20 years ago, and along with
them you can see the carpets and collages
created in recent years which allows to see
the creations of the artist in a wider
perspective. The new cycle of the collages
is made of different fragments of sketches
of textiles and handicraft paper worked with
Chinese ink, gouache, watercolor and with
golden as well as silvery glue.
paper gave way to create extraordinary
factures provoking to create abstract
compositions. The new artworks are connected
by monochromatic palette of colors, the
emotional tension is achieved by contrast of
factures and dynamics of motifs.
technique or material or the genre, the main
principal for the artist is the rules of
L.Swarczewskaja admits she owes a lot to the
music by great composers of today, Alfred
Schnittke, Arvo Pärt, Sofia Gubaidulina, Gia
And she owes a lot
to the abstractionists of the postwar
generation, Afro Libio Basaldella, Tancredi
Parmeggiani; Edmondo Bacci, etc. And she
would like to thank the following Italian
professionals in arts: Maria Mancini, Maria
Bissacco, Barbara Pavan etc., who gave high
professional estimation to her works.
The exhibition is
supported by Ida and Henri Binsztok
The Museum of
Esplanaadi 10, Pärnu