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The Story Of The Supremes from the Mary Wilson Collection links

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Close Encounters of the Art Kind: GMS Frieden, by Richard Wilson

In 2002 Colin Painter recruited a variety of six contemporary sculptors and, through Brecknock Primary School, London NW1, six households. For six months, work by each sculptor was rotated round these homes. This article reveals the families’ reactions to GMS Frieden by Richard Wilson.

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The story of The Supremes

History of and videos about The Supremes, who recorded 12 US No.1 hits between 1964 and 1969, including an unprecedented five consecutive chart toppers. Set against the backdrop of the meteoric rise of Motown Records and of the American civil rights movement, The Supremes played aninspirational role in changing racial perceptions and they influenced subsequent performers for many years.

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Past Exhibitions and Displays 2008

Listings of past major exhibitions, displays and installations that opened in the V&A in 2008.

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Vivienne Westwood reading list

A reading list for the study of Dame Vivienne Westwood

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Fashion up to the 17th century reading list

Recommended reading about pre-17th century fashion

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Musical instruments reading list

A selection of recommended musical instrument catalogues and further reading.

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A portrait of the 'Raphael of silk design'

Jean Revel (1684-1751), the ‘Raphael of silk design’ had his portrait painted in 1747 in Lyon. This article focuses on the dress and furniture in this portrait, investigating the message the artist and the sitter conveyed consciously or inadvertently.

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International Arts & Crafts reading list

Reading list with recommended publications about Arts & Crafts design.

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Embroidery reading list

A reading list of embroidery.

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20th-century designers (UK and Ireland) reading list

Recommended reading about 20th century designers based in the UK and Ireland

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Master Bertram's Apocalypse Triptych: To clean or not to clean

The altarpiece, which was bought in 1859, had undergone major conservation and restoration treatment prior to its acquisition, including the transfer of the paintings from their original panels onto canvas. The original engaged frame had been refitted around the canvases and repainted. This article will examine the ethical, cultural and contextual considerations involved in the decision of whether or not to clean the altarpiece.

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Art Deco Reading List

Recommended resources for the study of Art Deco style.

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Women artists study guide

Recommended resources for the study of women artists

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Dialogues between past and present: Historic garments as source material for contemporary fashion design

This article explores London fashion designers' use of historic garments for research and inspiration for their collections. Examples of work by graduates from the Royal College of Art, two established designers and an interview with Professor Wendy Dagworthy, Head of Fashion at the RCA demonstrate how historical research helps to build fashion collections redolent of meaning and narrative.

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