Artist Textiles Picasso to Warhol through May 18th

 

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The Fashion and Textile Museum exhibition traces the history of 20th century art in textiles. Highlights include work by Georges Braque, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dalí, Sonia Delaunay, Raoul Dufy, Barbara Hepworth, Fernand Léger, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, Ben Nicholson and Andy Warhol.

In the years after World War II artist’s masterpieces were often transformed into commercial fabrics, either sold by the metre – art by the yard – or turned into garments and soft furnishings. They appeared  as Salvador Dali ties,  Joan Miró dresses, and many other objects which are displayed in the exhibit.Screen Shot 2014-05-02 at 16.31.51

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