Meet the curators of the exhibition ARTIST TEXTILES Picasso to Warhol and enjoy a special tour.
Starting with the work of Raoul Dufy, Sonia Delaunay, Bloomsbury painter Duncan Grant, as well as other artists who became involved with textile design from 1910 to 1939, the curators explain why textiles were a legitimate and important aspect of an artist’s work.
From Britain in the 1940s to America in the 1960s, the tour takes in the following exhibition sections: Surrealism in America; post-war Horrockses Fashions; British manufacturers in the 1950s; The Modern Masters Fuller Fabrics project; Picasso Unseen; Pioneers of Pop; Illustration into Textiles; and, Painting into Textiles.
The museum café teapod will also be offering an artist-inspired menu on the evening.
The tour ticket includes free entry to the exhibition until 8pm, as well as museum displays ‘Sarah Campbell Start to Finish’ and ‘Made in Britain – Walsh Trainers’.
Price: £8.80 adults / £6.60 concessions includes free exhibition entry from 6–8pm.
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How to Book
Numbers are limited for these tours, please book early to avoid disappointment.
Phone: 020 7407 8664 (booking line open Tues – Sat, 11am – 5pm)