Nike Schroeder's Fleshideal

Erotica // Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Nike Schroeder is a Berlin-based artist who creates embroidered illustrations. In her 'Fleshideal' series, Schroeder examines the idealized beauty of the female body in a diptych of life sized nude women intertwined with one another. Both carefully composed and seemingly unfinished, Schroeder leaves loose ends of thread to hang out of her pieces like possible accidents.

Illustrations w/Thread

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 13, 2012
Thread is the material of choice for Nike Schroeder, as she playfully transports images out of her direct surroundings into textile art. She delicately explores human expressions and moments through needles and yarn. Her work is composed carefully with extreme detail, though it may appear seemingly rough and unfinished, as if leaving the ends of the thread hanging out of the pictures was a possible accident....

Illustrations in Thread

Illustration // Friday, October 12, 2012
Thread is the material of choice for Nike Schroeder, as she playfully transports images out of her direct surroundings into textile art. She delicately explores human expressions and moments through needles and yarn. Her work is composed carefully with extreme detail, though it may appear seemingly rough and unfinished, as if leaving the ends of the thread hanging out of the pictures was a possible accident....

Embroidered Canvases by Nike Schroeder

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 08, 2011
Berlin-based Nike Schroeder takes needlework to a new style (at least in our eyes) with some very detailed portraits of her friends and some based on photographs. She makes embrodiery appear like illustration, using different color schemes and colored canvases to create mood.

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