Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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Author: Roisin Inglesby (Assistant Curator of Designs)
The title of today's post comes from a conference discussion with the textile artist Elaine Reichek, who I saw speaking recently at a two day event devoted to the 'Politics of Cloth'. Reichek uses visual and textual quotations from self-consciously traditional sources to make her art, and was talking about the odd juxtaposition of ancient stories and modern museums. How do characters...
Author: Roisin Inglesby (Assistant Curator of Designs)
I never though I would spend a morning running around the Museum looking for a dog, but it transpires that you can never quite predict the day's task when it comes to exhibition design. In this particular battle of wits I had youth and speed on my side since the dog is almost 300 years old and made of paper, but nonetheless it managed to hide for quite a while before I eventually tracked it...