Ed Bing Lee, Ode to Klimt

Date
1996
Medium
Yarn on fabric
Credit Line
Gift of Ann E. and Donald W. McPhail, 2013
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.

Lee created this work through a technique known as knotting. The image is made through a series of knots of multicolored embroidery floss over a free-hanging linen warp. Lee appropriated the likeness of biblical heroine Judith from a well-known painting by Viennese artist Gustav Klimt (1862–1918).

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