A Total Must-Go! Designing Women - Post-War British Textiles

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I didn't realise that Britain was at the forefront of textile design in the 50's and 60's. Mary White, Mary Warren, Lucienne Day, Jacqueline Groag, Marian Mahler and Paule Vezelay enlighten me. The exhibition, running until mid-June at the Fashion & Textile Museumis tight but bulging with content and visual delight. Swathes of fabric make up most of the space on top of a great film of Lucienne Day's upholstery textiles. What's so fascinating is that these post-World War II artists, with their use of saturated bright colour and geometric bold patterns, were revolutionaries in their day, but they feel so NOW. I guess that's the test of all things grand!