V&A Magazine: Spring 2013

Dylan Jones on the twists and turns that created the most spectacular pop musician in recent history, David Bowie.

Helen Rappaport on the furs, weapons and live animals that comprised a culture of diplomacy between Britain and Russia from 1509 to 1685.

Penny Martin visits Elsbeth Juda to discuss photography and magazines, and their experiences of working with both.

Anna Gruetzner Robins on Sickert, his complex sense of identity and his great fondness for the rich and varied world of music hall.

John O’Reilly talks to Barbara Nessim about her diverse œuvre, and the difficulties she faced as a pioneering female artist in 1970s New York.

Graphic designer Jonathan Barnbrook discusses his favourite V&A objects.

Cover: Portraits of David Bowie by artist Barbara Nessim for V&A Magazine.