Cotton, printed. Associated American Artists for Riverdale Fabrics, Cora Ginsburg LLC, New York
Designed for Living: Mid-century American Textiles
Tuesday, April 26, 6:30 pm
Einstein Auditorium, Barney Building
34 Stuyvesant Street (between 3rd Ave. and 9th St.)
Mid-century American fabric design displays great diversity, in styles ranging from colonial revival to space-age and beyond. This panel will examine a variety of textiles from this fascinating period—when fine art, fashion, interior decor, and commercial design overlapped. Moderated by Nancy Deihl, director, MA Program in Costume Studies, Art & Art Professions, NYU (Steinhardt); with speakers Meredith Busey, independent scholar; Karen Herbaugh, curator, American Textile History Museum, and catalogue essayist for Art for Every Home; and Leigh Wishner, curatorial assistant in Costume & Textiles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Co-sponsored by NYU’s MA Program in Costume Studies, Department of Art & Art Professions (Steinhardt); and Grey Art Gallery.
Programs are free of charge, no reservations, capacity limited. All are subject to change.
Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings. Information: greyartgallery.nyu.edu,firstname.lastname@example.org, 212/998-6780.
Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Art for Every Home: Associated American Artists,
1934–2000, on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery January 12–April 2, 2016.