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Albers, Anni - Tate Modern London

Tate Modern explores the work of one of the best-known textile artists of the 20th century
As a student at the radical Bauhaus art school, 

>> Anni Albers  1899 Berlin † 1994 Orange

like other women, was discouraged from becoming a painter. Instead she enrolled in the weaving workshop and made textiles her means of expression. Albers rose to become an influential figure, exploring the technical limits of hand-weaving to pioneer innovative uses of woven fabric as art, architecture and design. Tate Modern’s full-scale retrospective (11.10.2018 - 29.01.2019) explores this influential but rarely seen trailblazer for a new interdisciplinary art form. It brings together the most important examples of her work, from beautiful small-scale creations to wall hangings, as well as exploring the textiles she designed for mass-production and her use of new technologies and synthetic fibres. (Text: Tate Modern)