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Exhibition and Book Launch – Jutta Feddersen

October 12, 2010

*  SYDNEY

Exhibition + Book Launch.  Jutta Feddersen Secrets from the Attic:  40 Years of Art Practice

  • Opening Night + Book Launch for artist’s autobiography Tuesday 12 October 6-8pm
  • This is a free exhibition and all welcome

 Exhbition 12 – 17 October, 2010
Mary Place Gallery 12 Mary Place (off Brown Street) Paddington, Sydney
Web:  www.maryplacegallery.com.au

The artist will be attending the gallery daily.  Ariel Booksellers will be onsite on the opening night to sell copies of Jutta’s autobiography, Substance of Shadows, published by Murdoch Books.

Jutta Feddersen is an internationally renowned sculptor and fibre artist.  Born in 1931 in Germany her early childhood was secure and happy. This security and innocence was lost to her by the end of World War II.

Jutta was born in a part of Germany that’s now in Poland; and as a teenager was interned in a Russian labour camp. She came from an artistic family, and during the war the family lost everything.  “When I walk anywhere, I always look down, and so I find things that are lost.  I guess this has a lot to do with the fact that we lost everything in the war – photos, toys and all the beautiful objects that my parents had collected”  Jutta Feddersen

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