Het HEM is a home for contemporary culture, situated in a former munitions factory on the Hembrug site in Zaandam.
What is important now is to recover our sensesSusan Sontag
Deformation in hues of yellow, 1980
Construction in leather, 1970–1976
Construction in leather, 1981
Deformed trousers, 1975–1979
Chapter 3HREE presents four sculptural tapestries from the early eighties, in which old leather jackets, saddlebags and curtains can be recognised. The monumental works with balanced colour nuances look both abstract and animalistic and have an unmistakably erotic ambience.
After her education at the Academy for Industrial Design in Eindhoven, sculptor Carla van Riet (1940, the Netherlands) specialised in the production of two- and three-dimensional objects made of textile and leather.