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Wedding Dresses 1775–2014

Wedding Dresses 
1775–2014

3 May 2014 – 15 March 2015
This exhibition traced the development of the fashionable white wedding dress and its treatment by key fashion designers such as Charles Frederick Worth, Norman Hartnell, Charles James, John Galliano, Christian Lacroix, Vivienne Westwood and Vera Wang over the last two centuries.

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Russian Avant-garde Theatre: War Revolution and Design 1913 – 1933

Russian Avant-garde Theatre: War Revolution and Design 1913 – 1933

18 October 2014 – 15 March 2015
Created over the course of two decades marked by the Russian revolutions and First World War, the works represented an extraordinary point in Russian culture during which artistic, literary and musical traditions underwent profound transformations.

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Disobedient Objects

Disobedient Objects

26 July 2014 - 1 February 2015
From Suffragette teapots to protest robots, this exhibition was the first to examine the powerful role of objects in movements for social change. It demonstrated how political activism drives a wealth of design ingenuity and collective creativity that defy standard definitions of art and design.

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Constable: The Making of a Master

Constable: The Making of a Master

20 September 2014 - 11 January 2015
Constable: The Making of Master revealed the hidden stories of how John Constable created some of his most loved and well-known paintings. On display were such famous works as The Haywain together with the oil sketches he painted outdoors direct from nature.

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Horst: Photographer of Style

Horst: Photographer of Style

6 September 2014 – 4 January 2015
This exhibition presented the definitive retrospective of the work of Horst P. Horst (1906-99), one of the 20th century’s master photographers.

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M.F. Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting

M.F. Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting

28 May - 27 July 2014
This exhibition comprised a series of monumental triptych paintings which represent Husain’s vision of the richness of Indian culture and history. Capturing India’s vibrant cities, colourful Hindu festivals, iconic figures and historic events, these unique paintings were on view to the public for the first time.

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The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

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

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William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

The Glamour of 
Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

22 March – 13 July 2014
This exhibition explored the world of William Kent, the most prominent architect and designer in early Georgian Britain, and how his versatility and artistic inventiveness set the style for an age when Britain defined itself as a new nation and developed an Italian-inspired style.

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David Bowie is a Face in the Crowd Exhibition Bag||EVAEX||RHFPR

David Bowie is a Face in the Crowd Exhibition Bag||EVAEX||RHFPR

Exclusive tote bag commemorating the V&A exhibition, David Bowie is 23 March – 28 July 2013. Image adapted from 'Session photograph for Ala…

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Strawberry Thief Free iPad Game

Strawberry Thief by BAFTA award winning games designer Sophia George is a playful celebration of the work of Victorian designer William Morris. Uncover the famous Arts and Crafts design by drawing on your screen with your finger and watch your iPad transform from blank paper to an animated masterpiece.

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Event - Gallery Talk: From The Beatles to Coldplay via The Sex Pistols

Thu 01 October 2015 13:00–14:00

FREE TALK: Home to the national collection of performing arts, the V&A’s Theatre and Performance galleries explore the history and practice of live art.

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