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Titel: Alastair Morton and Edinburgh Weavers: ...
Verlag: V&A Publishing, London, 2012
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Auflage: 1st Edition
First edition. Hardback. Near fine in very good indeed dust jacket. Please be aware that this volume is heavy and therefore extra postage will be requested. Buchnummer des Verkäufers A142195
Inhaltsangabe: Edinburgh Weavers was one of the most important textile companies of the twentieth century. Alastair Morton, visionary art director of the company, commissioned a remarkable series of textiles from leading British artists, including Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Elisabeth Frink, as well artist-designers, such as Marion Dorn, Ashley Havinden and Lucienne Day. Morton was also a gifted artist, textile designer and weaver in his own right. This long overdue study traces his wide-ranging career and records the history of Edinburgh Weavers and the glorious textiles it produced. Drawing on the V&A's extensive archive this impressive book features over 300 images of artists' textiles unparalleled in quality and scope and is an invaluable resource.
Über den Autor: Lesley Jackson is a writer, curator and design historian specializing in twentieth-century design. She has written widely on post-war design and has published several books on textiles, including Robin and Lucienne Day (2001), 20th-Century Pattern Design (2002), From Atoms to Patterns (2008), and Shirley Craven and Hull Traders (2009).
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