Exhibition - Re-envisioning John Frederick Lewis - Interpretations in craft and architecture ELTA/Watts Gallery

Monday, 25 November 2019 - Saturday, 15 February 2020
at the Art Workers’ Guild

The Octagon coat: Made with over 200 octagons, embroidered by over 60 people, it took a year to create. Designed and finished by Bro. Sonia Tuttiett. Image © Elle Sillanpaa

An exhibition exploring the work of the Victorian Orientalist painter, John Frederick Lewis, and offering contemporary interpretations of ’the Oriental’ today. The project is in partnership with East London Textile Arts and The Watts Gallery and will run in parallel to the Watts Gallery exhibition of portraits by John Frederick Lewis to be held from summer 2019.

Viewing is by appointment only.  Please contact Leigh on to book.


The Exhibition will be open to the public from Thursday 6 - Saturday 8 February, 11am - 5.30pm

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