Text/authors: Sven Lütticken   ..  Editors: Berend Strik, Nikki Gonnissen, Astrid Vorstermans
isbn: 978-90-808185-3-8   ..  € 35,00  .. buy book


. percussion, Paradiso, pop, pornography, PVC, pussycats
. colourful and richly illustrated book on the work of one of the most innovative and unique of contemporary Dutch artists
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Berend Strik (1960, NL) is mostly known for his embroideries, which are often based on photographs. In these works, the softness and gossamer quality of the material usually contrast with the harshness of the subjects – pornography, for instance. Strik’s oeuvre spans the most diverse arrays of themes: carnival clubs, cloned sheep, same-sex marriage, newborn babies, love. He makes use of a wide variety of media, including photography, video, stained glass, sculptures and architectonic installations. back
Berend Strik, Body Electric
Design Thonik .. 128 pages .. fc .. 27,5 x 22,5 cm .. bound hardback, with real embroidery on cover .. English/Dutch .. supported by FFonds BKVB, Stichting Herinneringsfonds Vincent van Gogh, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Stichting Harten Fonds