The Spanish and Italian Old Masters all painted on hand-woven patterned linen canvases. This ‘first layer’ canvas was largely ignored by art historians until I started deciphering the weaving draft of El Greco’s 'The Burial of the Count of Orgaz', which recently culminated in authentic, hand-woven reconstructions of historic canvases.
It's official !!!
Lab O, based in Odemira, will be incorporated in Gayfield Projects, Journeys in Design. Thank you so much Dr John Ennis, Curator, for inviting me to present Lab O at your project 'ourlinenstories' and to believe in this project !