Anni Albers was one of the best-known textile artists of the 20th century.
As a student at the Bauhaus art school, Anni Albers was barred from becoming a painter. So she enrolled in the weaving workshop instead and began to make textiles as her means of expression. By exploring the technical limits of hand-weaving, and pioneering the innovative use of fabric in art, Albers soon rose to become an influential figure.
Tate Modern's exhibition will bring together some of the finest examples of her work, from beautiful small-scale creations to giant wall hangings, and explore how she contributed to the use of new technologies.
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