Video: Waldemar Januszczak on Raphael

'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 - Art and the City: Ancient to Modern

Mon 22 September 2014–Mon 13 July 2015

YEAR COURSE: Many celebrated artists have been closely associated with major European and American cities such as Paris, Rome, London, Berlin and New York. They have lived and worked in these cities and many have made the city itself a subject of their work.

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Dutch & Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum (Hardback)

Dutch & Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum (Hardback)

The V&A’s internationally important collection of Dutch and Flemish masterpiece drawings includes individual works by Rembrandt, Rubens …

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