Past Exhibitions and Displays 2014

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

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

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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The Medal Cabinet Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise £534,000 to save this rare and remarkable medal cabinet from export. We only have until July 2014 to acquire it and ensure its place in the national collections.

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Harper's Bazaar - June 2014 Issue (Exclusive to Web Edition)||EVAEX

Harper's Bazaar - June 2014 Issue (Exclusive to Web Edition)||EVAEX

V&A Shop is pleased to stock a limited edition cover of the June 2014 issue of Harper's Bazaar.   Renowned fashion illustrator Kareem Ili…

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Event - Shakespeare: Greatest Living Playwright

Sat 08 February 2014–Sun 28 September 2014

DISPLAY: Celebrating the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, this immersive installation will examine the enduring influence and popularity of the world’s most famous playwright.

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