Eva Hesse’s 1965, on view at Hauser and Wirth in London

February 16, 2013

Eva Hesse, No Title (1965), via Hauser and Wirth

Eva Hesse, No Title (1965), via Hauser and Wirth

via Artobserved

Eva Hesse’s 1965, on view at Hauser and Wirth in London, is a visual representation of a productive period in the late artist’s life.  Named after the formative year in which the pieces on view were created, it reflects the artist’s physical and mental states during this period, a time when she undertook a residency at Kettwig an der Ruhr, Germany.  Living in an abandoned textile factory, Hesse built a new style of working from the sewing machines, fabrics and other cast-off material in her space, simultaneously building a new artistic and personal awareness for herself in the process.
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