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'I've always wondered what the greatest room in art would look like when it was complete', said Waldemar Januszczak in July 2010 when he visited a rare hanging of Raphael's tapestries in the Sistine Chapel. The event was staged as a prelude to the historic V&A exhibition in 2010 which brought together four of the tapestries and the magnificent cartoons used to make them for the first time in 495 years. In this short film, Januszczak urges the public not to miss out on the London show.

Event - Movement in Colour: film and video screening

Sun 06 December 2015 16:00–17:00

FREE TALK: The second in a series of screenings programmed by our Exhibition Road artist in residence Jamie Jenkinson, this screening looks at the relationship between movement and colour in artist film and video.

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Raphael: Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel

Raphael: Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel

In September 2010, the V&A will show four of the ten tapestries Raphael designed for the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. These remarkable works are co…

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The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

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