She embroiders the truth of things

“A simple understanding of beauty characteristic to ordinary people can also be valuable at least because it is part of life and sincere.”

Embroidered art of Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė

And so begins a tiny glimpse into the world of Lithuanian artist Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė.

Embroidered art of Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė

She embroiders beauty into the everyday discarded item… brings things back to life. Renews them.  Whatever she does, it’s wonderful.

Embroidered art of Severija Inčirauskaitė-KriaunevičienėEmbroidered art of Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė

In her own words: “In my work, I take pleasure in things that are only insignificant details to most people. An ordinary human being and mundane fragments of his or her life acquire an exceptionally important meaning in my works; meanwhile, recognised icons of beauty are less important to me.

A banal understanding of beauty and utilitarian things: these are the objects that interest me and inspire creation. Therefore, I use fragments of popular culture, the so-called kitsch, in my art. When they appear in a new context, like some kind of ‘quotations,’ they help to create works that reveal my personal experience and point of view.”

Embroidered art of Severija Inčirauskaitė-KriaunevičienėEmbroidered art of Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė

Embroidered art of Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė

Find more at http://www.severijart.ten.lt/

About gillianloves

I decided there was not enough laughing in my life so I set to and started to design greeting cards in addition to my other design work. I'm happy to make people smile and to show that giving something really good takes as little effort as sending something pretty ordinary. I fully believe that if you can laugh about it someday you may as well laugh about it today. And also that we are just about as happy as we try to be. But you should know, Pollyanna I'm not. Even I might want to slap her after a day or so.
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