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This stunning exhibition traces the history of 20th century art in textiles and vintage fashion garments with highlights including prints of work by Salvador #Dalí, Henri #Matisse, Pablo #Picasso and Andy #Warhol.
See over 200 rare, vintage pieces displayed in the UK, outwith London, for the first time.
Artist Textiles shows how ordinary people were once able to engage with modern art in a personal and intimate way through their clothing and home furnishings. The exhibition features examples of key European and American art movements: Fauvism, Cubism, Constructivism, Abstraction, Surrealism and Pop Art; as well as the work of leading fashion designers and manufacturers.
The exhibition will also now include are four vintage, printed silk garments designed by Andy Warhol, all relatively new discoveries, with two of the pieces never having been exhibited before in the UK or internationally.
New Lanark are delighted that Artist Textiles will be the first exhibition to open the redeveloped Exhibition Gallery in 2018.
ARTIST TEXTILES Picasso to Warhol is a touring exhibition from the Fashion and Textile Museum in London.
Dates: 26th January – 29th April 2018.
Open 10am-4pm (January – March) and then 10am-5pm in April. (Last entry currently 3.15pm)
Getting there: New Lanark is around an hour’s drive from Glasgow (25 miles/40 kms) or Edinburgh (35 miles/56 Kms) and is well sign-posted from all major routes. The nearest train station is ‘Lanark’ which has a direct route from Glasgow Central Station. #WeekEndBreak #VisitScotland