V&A Magazine: Summer 2012
Suzy Menkes examines the development of the ballgown from 1950 to the present day; design historian Emily King takes a thrilling ride into Heatherwick Studio; Edwin Heathcote, architecture and design critic for the Financial Times, offers his thoughts on the architecture, masterplanning and potential legacy of the London 2012 Olympic Games; and curator and writer Susanna Greeves delves into a display that brings art and fashion together. Plus: highly acclaimed artist Goshka Macuga on her favourite pieces from the V&A Collections.
Cover image photographed in 1950 on location in the V&A. Ballgownby Michael Sherard.