Lucienne Day: Living Design, an exhibition curated by AUB’s Deputy Vice Chancellor Emma Hunt and Paula Day opens on Saturday 13th January in its next location: The Oxfordshire Museum.
First showcased in TheGallery at AUB, Lucienne Day: Living Design launched a year-long nationwide programme of exhibitions, events, award and collaboration for 2017 across leading cultural organisations, galleries and creative institutions in partnership with The Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation.
The exhibition tells the story of Lucienne Day’s design career, celebrating the life and work of one of most influential designers of the post-war generation, unfolding a sequence of photographs drawn from the archives of the Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation. The exhibition also includes Lucienne’s prolific output of patterns for furnishing and dress fabrics, table linen, carpets, wallpapers and ceramics. Lucienne’s designs for curtains, dress fabrics and tea towels are also celebrated, demonstrating the continuing vitality of Lucienne’s design legacy.
The Oxfordshire Museum is situated in a beautiful 18th century house in the heart of Woodstock, telling the story of Oxfordshire through its exhibitions and museums. Living Design runs from Saturday 13th January – 4th March in this location.
The exhibition has drawn visitors from all over the UK, received national press coverage and engaged schools through numerous talks, workshops and visits.
Lucienne Day: Living Design previously showcased at Manchester School of Art’s Vertical Gallery and The Museum of Carpet in Kidderminster. It continues its tour moving onto New Brewery Arts Cirencester, Gloustershire in March to May this year.
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