Alastair Morton and Edinburgh Weavers : Visionary Textiles and Modern Art Hardback
Edinburgh Weavers was one of the most important textile companies of the twentieth century.
Alastair Morton, visionary art director of the company, commissioned a remarkable series of textiles from leading British artists, including Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Elisabeth Frink, as well artist-designers, such as Marion Dorn, Ashley Havinden and Lucienne Day.
Morton was also a gifted artist, textile designer and weaver in his own right.
This long overdue study traces his wide-ranging career and records the history of Edinburgh Weavers and the glorious textiles it produced.
Drawing on the V&A's extensive archive this impressive book features over 300 images of artists' textiles unparalleled in quality and scope and is an invaluable resource.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 352 pages, 400 colour, 50 b/w
- Publisher: V & A Publishing
- Publication Date: 06/02/2012
- Category: Textile artworks
- ISBN: 9781851776603