When we look at a painting in a museum our focus is most often on the image and fewer consider what lies beneath: a canvas, a textile.
Lab O was created by Helena Loermans for the study and reconstruction of the canvases of old master paintings and is integrated in her atelier for Handwoven Textiles in Odemira.
Vincent van Gogh painted on coarse linen canvas. Where did it come from ? Similar textures in TEXTURE MUSEUM Kortrijk Belgium
painting in The National Gallery of Scotland Edinburg
presentation for 'Our Linen Stories' 19 May 2018 Edinburg