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Exhibition: Barbara Brown

Barbara Brown was the golden girl of Heal Fabrics in the 1960s and early 1970s.

Time & Date: Thursday 16th February to Sunday 3rd December

Following in the footsteps of Lucienne Day, Barbara Brown became known as the golden girl of Heal’s Fabrics in the 1960s and early 1970s.

Barbara Brown was the golden girl of Heal Fabrics in the 1960s and early 1970s. Talent-spotted as a student, her designs for furnishing fabrics are some of the most striking and unusual ever produced in the 20th century and won awards from the Council of Industrial Design. This is the first major solo exhibition of her work in the UK.

Exhibition runs from 17 March – December 2017(PREVIEW - 16 March)

Image: Barbara Brown, Frequency, Heal Fabrics, 1969 - Screen-printed furnishing cotton.

Address

The Whitworth,
The University of Manchester,
Oxford Road,
Manchester
M15 6ER

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