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1Handy Andy Pop artist Andy Warhol’s (1928-1987) scarcely seen textiles are the spotlight of a new exhibition in London.

The Fashion and Textile Museum in Bermondsey is set to include more than 45 of his textile patterns dating from the 1950s and early 1960s, featuring a range of motifs from ice cream sundaes to pretzels.

The exhibition from March 31 to September 10 reveals the importance textiles had on Warhol’s broader development as an artist. Leading US textile manufacturers, including Stehli Silks, Fuller Fabrics and M Lowenstein and Sons, also feature in the exhibition.

3Growing interest An exhibition celebrating 20th-century artists and their gardens is unveiled this month in London.

The Garden Museum, housed in the deconsecrated church of St Mary-at-Lambeth, is hosting Private & Public: Finding the Modern British Garden from March 22 to June 25.

The interwar period in Britain saw a growth of artists who retreated to planting and painting in their gardens viewing them as private havens.

The exhibition brings together artists who revelled in the natural

Left Textile of Candy Apples, silk by Stehli Silks, © 2022 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Licensed by DACS, London

Right Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses), c. 1894-1905, © National Gallery, London

Left Shoes textile, blouse, by Jayson Classics, c. 1957, © 2022 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Licensed by DACS, London

Below left Textile of luggage tags and suitcases, blouse, by Cohama, © 2022 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Licensed by DACS, London to see in March3 2 Galler y view The National Gallery’s spring blockbuster exhibition opens this month looking at the revolutionary work made in and around Paris by Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin and Paul Cezanne between 1880 and 1906, during the Belle Époque. Featuring more than 100 paintings, it also traces how the methods employed by these artists

Above right Georges Seurat (1859-1891) The Channel of Gravelines, Grand Fort-Philippe, 1890, © The National Gallery, London to break free from conventional representation spread across Europe inspiring artists to invent Cubism, Expressionism and Abstraction. Inspiring Picasso, After Impressionism: Inventing Modern Art runs from March 25 to August 1.

Above far right Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) Vision of the Sermon (Jacob Wrestling with the Angel), 1888. Photo © National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Far right Ithell Colquhoun (19061988) Crane Flowers, image courtesy of Liss Llewellyn

Right Evelyn Dunbar (1906-1960) Invitation to the Garden, c. 1938, image courtesy of Liss Llewellyn

Left Gilbert Spencer (1892-1979) The Balcony, c.1928, image courtesy of Liss Llewellyn world, including Charles Mahoney (1903-1968), Evelyn Dunbar (1906-1960), Eric Ravilious (19031943) and Ithell Colquhoun (1906-1988).

At the same time public spaces expanded, reflecting a growing provision for recreation boosted by more paid holidays (cemented by the Holidays with Pay Act of 1938).

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