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Why the V&A Gay and Lesbian Tour is Essential

Glynn Christian in front of Giambologna's Samson Slaying a Philistine at the V&A

Dan Vo examines how the V&A’s new LGBTQ Tour came to be, and why it is needed. My eye scans down the poster and is drawn to a rather handsome tail on the letter Q. The notice is headed ‘V&A Tours and Talks’, and the line I am reading says, ‘16.00 LGBTQ Tour (last Saturday […]

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Digital Kids – Make your own McQueen inspired fashion


“The collections in the V&A never fail to intrigue and inspire me…the nation is privileged to have such a resource…it’s the sort of place I’d like to be shut in overnight.” Alexander McQueen Over the last week we have been having a lot of fun with families visiting the museum on their Easter holidays. There […]

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How to get your Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty ticket

Inside the Savage Beauty exhibition

Worried that you don’t have a chance of seeing Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty? Heard rumours of sold out tickets? Never fear, just follow our handy guide for buying and you’ll soon have your ticket to the hottest exhibition in town. Buy online While many of the early dates have sold out online, do not despair. […]

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.32


The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.32 Kosher wine shop in Golders Green NW11 but who could the cardboard cutout be of in the top right window????   ©Barnaby Barford 2014

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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.31


The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.31 We’ve been languishing nearer the base of the Tower for a while now so I think it’s time for another trip up west and up to the top of The Tower. In celebration of the much lauded Savage Beauty exhibition let’s go to Sloane St […]

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The Museum of Savage Beauty: Producing beautiful content when time is not on your side


Have you seen The Museum of Savage Beauty (MoSB) yet? Our brand new web feature explores the hidden stories behind 27 of Alexander McQueen’s most remarkable objects. We’ve got specially researched object labels, over 100 images, 17 videos and a deep zoom functionality. And all of this was put together in just four months, with the web design, […]

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#SavageBeautyIllustrated Winners’ Q&A


We are delighted to present the five winning illustrations from our University of the Arts London Alexander McQueen #SavageBeautyIllustrated competition. The students’ illustrations have been reproduced as open edition giclée prints and are available to order now from the V&A Shop in store and online in celebration of Alexander McQueen #SavageBeauty exhibition at the V&A. […]

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