Travaux de Dames ?

Exhibition, Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France.


Until September 17, 2017
The exhibition explores the evolving position of women in the applied arts, from textiles, fashion, ceramics, and design, to photography and drawing. It reveals the scope of female a ivity and how the atus of women has progressed from being creators mastering techniques to which they have o en been confined, to working freely in all mediums.
Featured are creations dating from the late 19th century to today, illustrating the wide range of fields in which women have excelled. Throughout the presentation there are tributes to emblematic figures who have played singular and historic roles, including the women who took part in the historic avant-garde movements during the first half of the 20th century.