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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William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

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

Visit the V&A exhibition William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain