Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol


Artist Textiles: Dress with Picasso ‘Fish’ print, by Claire McCardell, 1955.
Until September 14, 2014

Exhibition, TextielMuseum, Tilburg, Netherlands, until 14 September.
A fascinating overview of 20th-century textile designs from some of the world’s most renowned artists. More than 200 home furnishing and clothing fabrics trace the history of textile design, with examples from Fauvism, Cubism, Constructivism, Modernism, Surrealism, and Pop Art. Featuring work by artists such as Pablo Picasso, Raoul Dufy, Salvador Dalí, Henri Matisse, Sonia Delaunay, Marc Chagall, Henry Moore, Fernand Léger, Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson, Joan Miró, Andy Warhol, and Alexander Calder, the exhibition shows how modern art became accessible to all. This is an important and comprehensive overview of artist textiles from Great Britain and the United States produced between 1910 and approximately 1975.