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No Longer for Sale!

Those of you who have passed by the Museum in recent days may have noticed that it is no longer being touted by Messrs Elmgreen and Dragset as a ‘New Residential Development’. Back in October, those artists took advantage of the hoardings covering up building works and used them to display this provocative sign as […]

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What the Butler Saw

As we prepare to bid farewell to Tomorrow and its fictional protagonist Norman Swann, our Gallery Assistants reflect on the experience of working within a highly unusual exhibition. Transforming the V&A’s galleries into the home of a failed architect, contemporary artists Elmgreen & Dragset have upturned museum conventions to tell a story through objects. In […]

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Stylish & Spacious Apartment for Sale at the V&A

Recent visitors to the V&A will have noticed that the museum is for sale.  A 25 metre hoarding strectching across the Cromwell Road wing of the building offers a ‘New residential development at prime cultural heritage location.’  And those interested in viewing the property can call the ‘Crown Property Investment Group’ via their hotline, which […]

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Tomorrow – Elmgreen & Dragset at the V&A

In 2010 the V&A invited Elmgreen and Dragset to create a unique exhibition experience in the V&A.  The resulting work is the exhibition, ‘Tomorrow’, a fictional domestic interior that belongs to the architect Norman Swann. The exhibition draws from the V&A collection as well as props, loans and new artworks created by Elmgreen & Dragset.  […]

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