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The RSN goes POP with Artist Philip Colbert


Globally established Neo POP artist Philip Colbert and the Royal School of Needlework unveiled the first of five new artworks in an exciting new collaboration called NUDES for London Craft Week 2017.

This unique collaboration fuses traditional and contemporary art, revisiting the classic genre of the Nude painting to create a bold and humorous series of hand embroidered pieces.  The project explores the marriage between the RSN’s historic traditions of hand embroidery with Colbert’s contemporary pop voice.  Using their unrivalled expertise and skilled artistic interpretation, the RSN has translated his work to achieve a bold, new step in Colbert’s work.

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