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Substance of Shadows
Author: Jutta Feddersen

ISBN: 9781741964554
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: 1 November 2010
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 21.0 x 3.2
Substance of Shadows is the autobiography of Jutta Feddersen, an eminent artist. Jutta grew up at the heart of an affluent family with a large house and garden in rural Germany, living a life regulated by a seasonal cycle of events and celebrations. This secure and happy life was lost to her during World War II when she witnessed war atrocities and suffered the losses and pain of displacement. In the first part of this moving and inspirational book, Jutta tells the story of her idyllic childhood, surviving World War II, her migration to Australia and her extensive travels to observe the latest art trends in Europe. The second part examines her lifetime's body of work and reflects on how the loss of 'a beautiful life' is revealed in her artwork. Art has been her lifeline.

About The Author

Jutta Feddersen is an internationally renowned sculptor and installation artist. Born in Germany, she moved to Australia as a young woman. Jutta began her career as a weaver and developed into an installation artist, producing work of haunting simplicity, elegance and beauty. Now in her seventies, Jutta is still a...

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