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V&A Magazine: Autumn 2015

Published three times a year, V&A Magazine covers all aspects of the visual arts - architecture, design, craft, photography, fashion and fine art - taking the V&A's exhibition and display programme as its starting point.

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Inside the Autumn 2015 issue

  • Emma Tarlo unpacks the functional, symbolic and economic importance of India’s tradition of handmade textiles
  • Tim McLaughlin and Charllotte Kwon explain the physical, chemical and aromatic processes required in the creation of Indian fabrics
  • Rupert Faulkner provides a guide through the V&A’s refurbished and reconfigured gallery devoted to Japanese art and design
  • Jasper Morrison reflects on the cerebral and cultural factors that make Japanese design exquisite in form and practical in use
  • Lesley Miller traces European history through the highlights of the V&A’s refurbished Europe 1600–1815 Galleries
  • Martin Barnes provides a technical insight into the work of a photographer whose practice requires a room-sized camera obscura
  • Introducing ‘Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani Collection’, Susan Stronge takes us through her selection of dazzling Indian-inspired jewellery
  • Cover: Photograph by Jaron James, V&A Photographic Studio, for V&A Magazine

V&A Magazine: Autumn 2015

 Magazine: Autumn 2015

V&A Magazine: Autumn 2015

V&A Magazine: Autumn 2015

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