I eventually found the time to go to the Fashion and Textile Museum current exhibition ‘Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol’ on Friday!
It actually turned out to be very relevant time for me as I’m currently working on some print designs.
I wanted to share some of my favorites from the exhibition with you but not all – you really need to go see for yourself!! It’s on until 17th May so you have plenty of time still !! There is so many lovely prints to see and a big variety of styles as well – it is hard to pick favorites!
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The exhibition starts between 1910 and 1939 with work by Fauvist, Fururist and Constructivist artists who became involved in textile design.
It then moves on to the 1940s ‘Brave new world’ textile designs – following the 2nd World War where they focused on creating exports to boost the British economy.
In the 1940s the Surrealism movement starts and you see work by Dali – one of the most popular and fashionable.
We then move onto the 1950s and this has several different styles going on. Many artists were involved into print design from Miro to Henry Moore. The exhibition ends on some wonderful prints by Warhol.
If you’ve never been to the Fashion and Textiles Museum you’ll be pleasantly surprised by it. With reasonable entry prices, interesting display layouts and a cute little cafe – it’s hard to beat. Oh yea and it’s a 5 min walk from London Bridge: perfect if you work that end of town and you fancy some culture post work.