Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

24 September 2011 - 15 January 2012. This major exhibition was the first in-depth survey of art, design and architecture of the 1970s and 1980s, examining one of the most contentious phenomena in recent art and design history: Postmodernism. It showed how postmodernism evolved from a provocative architectural movement in the early 1970s and rapidly went on to influence all areas of popular culture including art, film, music, graphics and fashion.

About the Exhibition
About the Exhibition

Of all movements in art and design history, postmodernism is perhaps the most controversial. This era defies definition; an unstable mix of the theatrical and theoretical, …

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Touring Exhibition: Postmodernism
Touring Exhibition: Postmodernism

What does Postmodernism mean and where did it come from? The V&A explores these questions in an exhibition focusing on the 1970s and 1980s.

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