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Cup and cover, Philipp Senger, Florence, Italy, about 1680. Museum no. 74-1865, room 4

Cup and cover, Philipp Senger, Florence, Italy, about 1680. Museum no. 74-1865

This space is being redeveloped to show European decorative art and design between 1600 - 1800.
Read more about the new Europe Galleries 1600 - 1800 FuturePlan development.

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Rooms 1-7 closed to the public on 6 April 2010. The space is being redeveloped to show European decorative art and design between 1600-1800.

What is Luxury?

25 April – 27 September 2015. What is Luxury? interrogates ideas of luxury today, addressing how luxury is made and understood in a physical, conceptual and cultural capacity.

VIsit the V&A exhibition What is Luxury?

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Death and Art: Europe 1200-1530

Death and Art: Europe 1200-1530

In Medieval and Renaissance Europe, where life expectancy was under forty and the Church taught that, after dying, the soul faced a terrifying and unc…

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Event - From Rococo to Art Nouveau: 1720-1900. 14/15

Thu 25 September 2014–Thu 09 July 2015

YEAR COURSE: Gain a unique perspective on one of the most dynamic periods in the history of European art. Consider the relationship between the visual arts and
the wider political and cultural context of the period and explore themes such as taste, patronage and the art market.

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