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Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution at the Fashion and Textile Museum

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Time 11:00
Date 08/02/19
Price £9

Discover the fashion, design and art of the Chelsea Set; a group of radical young architects, designers, photographers and artists who challenging the established order in 1950s London.

Dates and Times: Fri 08 Feb - Sun 02 Jun 2019, 11:00 - 15:00. Thursday LATE session tickets enter from 17:00.

This group of radical architects, designers, photographers and artists were also redefining the concept of youth, with young revolutionaries, Mary Quant and Terence Conran being very much at the forefront.

Spanning the period from 1952 – 1977, Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution will present fashion, textiles, furniture, lighting, homewares, ceramics and ephemera in an exhibition that explores not only the style but the socioeconomic importance of this transformative period of time.

Key pieces include rare and early examples of designs by Conran and Quant, plus the avant-garde artists, designers and intellectuals who worked alongside them, such as designers Bernard and Laura Ashley, sculptor Eduardo Paolozzi and artist and photographer Nigel Henderson.