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Renaissance and resistance: modern French tapestry and collective craft

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Modern tapestry makers articulated aspirations and anxieties about creativity and craft amidst the economic and political instability of twentieth-century France. In 1946 Jean Cassou selected tapestry as the focus for the Musée national d’art moderne’s opening exhibition re-defining post-war France to itself and the world. Liberté, a 1943 tapestry from a cartoon drawn by Jean Lurçat inspired by a poem by Paul Éluard, woven clandestinely in the attic rooms of Suzanne Goubely’s Aubusson worksho...

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University of Oxford
Division:
ContEd
Department:
Continuing Education
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John Fell Fund
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132/003
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Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford
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Women in the Humanities TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities)
Publisher:
Routledge
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Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Pages:
265-288
Publication date:
2016-12-15
Acceptance date:
2016-10-14
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1749-6780
ISSN:
1749-6772
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English
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652790
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2016-10-17

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