This beautiful piece of fabric called Rear window, was produced in 1938 by a Lyons textile manufacturer.
Raoul Dufy is one of those artists who was able to successfully cross from one medium to another.
Another Marimekko moment.
Isabella Stewart Gardner – collector extraordinaire.
Prada always comes up with the goods.
Everyone wants to be a fashion designer.
Herbert Badham was head of of the intermediate art department at the National Art School (East Sydney Technical College) from 1938 to 1961 so he would have seen his fair share of models.
Had to share these stunning images from a book called Tartan, Romancing the Plaid.
Baudelaire comments on portraits in his famous essay The Painter of Modern Life.
It’s time to show off this beautiful scarf produced to celebrate Ermenegildo Zegna’s 100 years in business.
Paris based Alix Grès was known for her drapery.
Sybil Craig is one of those unknown Australian painters.
Came across this book, Power Up – Female Pop Art.
This is one of my favourite scarf paintings.
The colour blocking in Swiss artist Sophie Taeuber-Arp’s costume reminds me of Consuelo Castiglioni’s designs for Marni.
It’s great to have a centenary of something, anything really.
The National Gallery of Victoria is about to open an exhibition on the art and design of Vienna at the start of the 1900s.
Douglas Annand was born 1903 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
This exhibition feels like it should be at a big old Museum, not a private gallery.
Grids are my domain.
Tartan have been around since 400 BC or so.