Exhibition Dates: 31 January – 17 May 2014
This 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.
The exhibition features examples of key European and American art movements: Fauvism, Cubism, Constructivism, Abstraction, Surrealism and Pop Art; as well as the work of leading fashion designers and manufacturers. Artist Textiles shows how ordinary people were once able to engage with modern art in a personal and intimate way through their clothing and home furnishings. With over 200 rare pieces, many of which have not been on public display before.
Artists’ Textiles the accompanying book to the exhibition is available at the Fashion and Textile Museum online shop
Open until 17 May 2014
Tuesday to Saturday, 11am – 6pm
Thursdays until 8pm
Last admission 45 minutes before closing
Closed Sunday and Monday
Tickets may be purchased in person on the day of the visit.
Book online or call 0844 248 5076
50% off full price ticket for Art Fund members
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Children under 12 are free.
*This includes a 10% voluntary charitable donation. Your donation will help the museum raise funds for future exhibitions and learning programmes. Please say when buying your ticket if you do not wish to make this charitable donation.
Concessions are available for senior citizens holding concessionary identification such as a valid rail or bus pass and ES40 holders.
Student admission applies to full or part-time UK students holding a current institutional student card or NUS card, and to international students with either an EU student card or an International Student Identity Card (ISIC).
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