23rd October – 20th December
Her work and influence included large corporations and exclusive couturiers but was familiar to the general public through stores and companies such as John Lewis, Liberty of London, David Whitehead, Edinburgh Weavers, Sandersons, Warerite and Formica.
Jacqueline Groag died in London in 1986 at the age of 83 and this small but insightful display provides a glimpse into the work of someone who was incredibly influential in shaping post-war design and is accompanied by a book Jacqueline Groag, Textile & Pattern Design; Wiener Werkstatte to American Modern. There will be a booking signing by the authors on Thursday 29th October.
Authors of the book, Geoffrey Rayner, Richard Chamberlain, and Annamarie Stapleton will be discussing the life and work of this talented and influential designer, the historical context in which she worked and the milieu of modern design of the era.
Saturday 5th December / 2 - 4pm
The Jacqueline Groag display is staged by the Fashion and Textile Museum
Exhibition opening times are 11.00am-6.00pm Wednesday to Sunday. Last admission 5.15pm
For further information about the FTM and its activities visit www.ftmlondon.org
Image reproduced from ‘Jacqueline Groag’ published by ACC Publishing Group