Audio: The Story of the Judgement of Paris

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The Juno Cabinet, made by Bruce Talbert, ebony and ivory, England, 1878. Museum no. W.18:1-1981

Designers frequently used Classical literature as a source for designs and cabinets offered plenty of scope for symbolic decoration. The Greek godess Juno appears in the centre of this cabinet with her emblem, the peacock. Her story is told in the audio below. The colour scheme of black, white and terracotta was based on classical vases.

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The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

5 April - 27 July 2014. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 is a comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.

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Original Illustration of Antony Vaccarello by Piet Paris||EVAEX

Original Illustration of Antony Vaccarello by Piet Paris||EVAEX

Antony Vaccarello by Piet Paris - V&A x SHOWstudio (Original Illustration) Antony Vaccarello, S/S 2014, Original drawing, signed by the artist In…

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Event - Art and the City: Ancient to Modern

Mon 22 September 2014–Mon 13 July 2015

YEAR COURSE: Many celebrated artists have been closely associated with major European and American cities such as Paris, Rome, London, Berlin and New York. They have lived and worked in these cities and many have made the city itself a subject of their work.

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