Open Days for Re-envisioning John Frederick Lewis


Work by East London Textile Arts. Images © Elle Sillanpaa

Re-envisioning John Frederick Lewis
 - Interpretations in craft and architecture

Open days for viewing to the general public

Thursday 6 - Saturday 8 February, 11am - 5.30pm

An exhibition of work by Guild Brothers and members of East London Textile Arts exploring the work of the Victorian Orientalist painter, John Frederick Lewis, and offering contemporary interpretations of 'the Oriental' today. As the exhibition comes to a close, we are holding three open days for the general public from Thursday 6 - Saturday 8 February, 11am - 5.30pm.

There will be an illustrated talk Painted Embroideries: interwoven threads in the Orientalist images of John Frederick Lewis on Saturday 8 February at 2pm, discussing John Frederick Lewis and his painting of textiles, given by Briony Llewellyn (Co-Curator of the John Frederick Lewis - Facing Fame exhibition at the Watts Gallery). To reserve your place, please email Celia on Places are very limited, so will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

The exhibition forms part of a year-long AWG Outreach project in partnership with East London Textile Arts and The Watts Gallery. 


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