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Anni Albers is regarded as one of the best-known textile artists of the 20th century. She was essential in the development of contemporary textile art. Born Annelise Fleischmann, Anni Albers was of Jewish descent and lived in Berlin. Despite living conditions for art students being incredibly poor, Anni decided to attend Bauhaus to follow her […]

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The artist Svetlana Petrova (who has recently joined Contrado community) is the artist behind the infamous Fat Cat Art. She has taken her love of cats to the next level – by adding her ginger tabby Zarathustra (yes, that’s the actual name of her cat) to some of the world’s greatest artworks. Svetlana then went […]

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At Contrado we love combining art and design with fashion and textiles to produce unique products, created through our processes of digital printing, sewing and embroidering. Together with our talented artists we bring creativity and design work to traditional fabrics and textiles, making new and exciting pieces through our use of materials. Artist Joan Miró […]

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This summer, one of the most famous British artists Grayson Perry is presenting his new work in London, UK. The free exhibition is being held at Hyde Park’s Serpentine Gallery until 10 September 2017. I personally come from a country where artists are imprisoned for their critical thinking (Pussy Riot were arrested in Russia again […]