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V&A Magazine, No.34: Summer 2014

V&A Magazine, No.34: Summer 2014

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.

V&A Magazine aims to be as accessible, intelligent, entertaining and visually appealing as the museum itself. It is available either as part of the V&A's membership package or on subscription.

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Inside the Summer 2014 issue:

  • Bronwyn Cosgrave delves into the history of the white wedding dress, and explains how it developed in accordance with society and the significance of its design.
  • Hannah Betts asks herself why the marriage-averse woman should care about the wedding dress in the modern age… and reveals how the garment has haunted her life.
  • Benedict Burbridge examines activism, design, the connections between the two, Disobedient Objects, the V&A’s exhibition on the subject – and its implications.
  • Susan S Bean takes us through the rich and sometimes turbulent life of twentieth-century Indian painter MF Husain.
  • Lucy Pearson tackles the questions: who is Jacqueline Wilson and how did she become such an extraordinary success?
Cover: the cover photograph features a book bloc created for V&A Magazine by Polyp, photographed on location in Manchester by Luke Wolagiewicz for V&A Magazine.

V&A Magazine, No.34: Summer 2014

V&A Magazine, No.34: Summer 2014

V&A Magazine, No.34: Summer 2014

V&A Magazine, No.34: Summer 2014


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