A time-lapse view of the two week long process of erecting Picasso' s giant backdrop for ' Le Train Bleu' in the V& A Exhibition Gallery with the help of a scaffolding tower, five riggers pulling it up and ten museum staff unrolling it.
The backdrop for the 1924 Ballets Russes production of ' Le Train Bleu' measures 10.4 m x 11.7 m. Signed by Picasso, it is the centrepiece of the exhibition.
SPECIAL EVENT: To celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth the V&A will present a programme of free screenings of Shakespeare productions, documenting some of the best British productions of the last 20 years.
5 April - 27 July 2014. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 is a comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.