CALYX BLUE, 1951

SCREEN PRINTED LINEN
85 x 107.5cm

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LITERATURE
Robin and Lucienne Day: Pioneers of Contemporary Design, Lesley Jackson, Mitchell Beazley, 2001
The New Look: Design in the Fifties, Lesley Jackson, Thames and Hudson, 1991
Printed Textile Design, Terence Conran, Studio Publications, 1957
Austerity to A uence, British Art & Design 1945 – 1962,Merrell Holberton Publishers, 1997
The Victoria & Albert Museum’s Textile Collection, British Textile Design From 1940 to the Present, Ngozi Ikoku, V&A Publications, 1999
20th Century Pattern Design, Textile & Wallpaper Pioneers, Lesley Jackson, Mitchell Beazley, 2002
Twentieth Century Textiles, Sue Kerry, Antique Collectors Club, 2007
Designing Women of Post War Britain, Colorado Springs Fine Art Centre, USA, 2008
V&A Pattern – The Fifties, V&A Publishing, 2009
British Textiles, 1700 to the Present, Linda Parry, V&A Publishing, 2010
V&A Pattern – Heal’s, V&A Publishing, 2012
Textile Design, Lucienne Day, Andrew Casy, Antique Collectors Club, 2014
Mid-Century Modern Complete, Thames & Hudson, Dominic Bradbury, 2014
Spectrum, Heritage Patterns & Colours, Thames & Hudson / V&A, 2018

EXHIBITIONS
The New Look Design in the Fifties, Manchester City Art Gallery, 1991
The New Look Design in the Fifties, Glasgow Art Gallery, 1992
Twentieth Century Textiles, Francesca Galloway Gallery, Dover Street, London, 2007
Designing Women of Post War Britain, Colorado Springs Fine Art Centre, USA, 2008
Art by the Yard, Women Design, Mid-Century Britain, The Textile Museum, Washington DC, 2010
Designing Women – Post War British Textiles, Fashion and Textiles Museum, London, 2012
Robin and Lucienne Day: Pioneers of Contemporary Design, Barbican Art Gallery, London, 2001

AWARDS
Milan Triennale Gold Medal 1951
International Award of the American Institute of Decorators, Best Design 1952

COLLECTIONS
The Victoria & Albert Museum
The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
H. Kirk Brown III and Jill A. Wiltse, Denver, Colorado, USA The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

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Biography


Lucienne Day [ 1917 - 2010 ]

British Lucienne Day is one of the best-known post-war textile designers. Born in Surrey, she studied at Croydon School of Art and The Royal College of Art in London. During her career she won many awards, including the Gran Premio prize at the Milan Triennale 1954. She is noted for using Surrealist imagery as a key influence in her designs.

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