Category: Exhibitions, shows and workshops

Leighton House Museum »

On April 13th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

Just a ten minute drive away from the Selvedge Spring Fair at Chelsea Old Town Hall, Leighton House Museum is one of the most unusual and important buildings of the 19th century. Leighton House was the London home, studio and 30 year long project of the Victorian artist, Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-96). Designed by the […]

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Eric Ravilious at the Dulwich Picture Gallery »

On April 10th, 2015 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Artisans,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

In issue 59 James Russell wrote about Peggy Angus before the opening of the exhibition he curated at the Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne last year. His new project a retrospective of Peggy’s contemporary Eric Ravilious opened last week at The Dulwich Picture Gallery. The exhibition is a joy, instantly accessible Ravilious’ watercolours in a […]

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The Maker’s Atelier at Selvedge Spring Fair »

On April 10th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge,Selvedge Fairs.

Frances Tobin trained and practised as a fashion and textiles designer before setting up ‘The Maker’s Atelier’. As someone who is not only trained in fashion but still makes many of her own clothes from scratch, the premise behind The Maker’s Atelier seems like an extremely organic and worthwhile progression: somewhere you can buy well […]

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KUSTAA SASKI AT THE TEXTieL MUSEUM »

On April 9th, 2015 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

After a trip to the Textiel Museum in Tilburg this week I was reminded of the vibrant work of Kustaa Saski who was featured in Issue 63 of Selvedge. Much of his work was created at the Textiel Lab, which is part of the museum and his working samples were still on show. You can read the […]

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Dutch Textile Art, Craft and Design »

On April 8th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

‘All cultural sectors were required to reappraise their content, historic sources and future forms of cultural production. The textile sector was no exception.’ -ETN The European Textile Network (ETN) was born out of political changes and cultural challenges in Europe over the course of 1989 and 1990. Beatrijs Sterk, the current secretary, initiated the network in February […]

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