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Conservation of a Japanese living doll 2011
The work involved in the conservation of a Japanese iki ningyo (living doll).Archive – this blog closed in 2011
Postlerferguson - Makers in Residence 2011
Postlerferguson were Makers in Residence at the V&A from July to December 2011, working in conjunction with the Power of Making exhibition. In this blog they discussed their activity in studios...
Creating 'The Cult of Beauty' 2010-11
From 2 April - 17 July 2011, the V&A's spring exhibition 'The Cult of Beauty' brought together many of the greatest Aesthetic paintings and finest decorative art of this extraordinary movement....
'Imperial Chinese Robes from the Forbidden City' 2010-11
'Imperial Chinese Robes from the Forbidden City' the V&A's winter exhibition from the 7 December 2010 – 27 February 2011, showed three centuries of beautiful and historic royal robes worn by the...
'Yohji Yamamoto at the V&A' 2010-11
From 12 March - 10 July 2011, the V&A presented 'Yohji Yamamoto at the V&A', a retrospective of the work of visionary Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto. Conceived as a site-specific...
'Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes' 2010-11
'Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes, 1909-1929' the V&A autumn exhibition from the 25 September 2010 to 9 January 2011, explored the world of the influential artistic director...
Phoebe Cummings - Ceramics Artist in Residence 2010
This blog was a diary of Phoebe's residency and a collection of photographs documenting the processes and evolving outcomes inside the studio during her 6 months residency in the V&A ceramics...
Juliana Sissons - Fashion Designer in Residence 2010
Fashion Designer in Residence Juliana Sissons' used inspiration from the V&A Medieval and Renaissance Galleries to explore new and innovative methods of garment shaping through the use of pattern...
Christian Kerrigan - Digital Artist Residency
Steve Dixon - Ceramicist in Residence 2009-10
The V&A's inaugural Ceramics Artist in Residence, Professor Stephen Dixon' talked about his work and residency at the V&A. Stephen worked in the studio 3 days a week, holding open studios for...