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Friday, 29 March 2019 16:59

Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution

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The Swinging London  exhibition will present the fashion, design and art of the Chelsea Set; a group of radical young architects, designers, photographers and artists who were redefining the concept of youth and challenging the established order in 1950s London.

At the forefront of this group of young revolutionaries were Mary Quant and Terence Conran.

Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution will span the period from 1952 – 1977 and 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.

Date: 5th April

Cost: £12 this include and exhibition entry and a glass of fizz. 

Venue: Fashion and Textile Museum 83 Bermondsey Street, SE13 London, United Kingdom

More information & Tickets: Fashion & Textile Museum

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