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Contemporary documentary photographers

Contemporary documentary photography is not a unified form but neither is it a defunct or endangered area of photographic practice. It is simply that its contexts, visual styles and the motivations of the photographers are various.

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Teachers' resource: Exploring Image & Identity through posters and photographs

This resource contains information and images from the Photography collection and from an exhibition about Bollywood film posters that relate to issues of image and identity.

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Investigation of a Victorian ornithological adornment

The Victorians tend to be remembered for doing things with exuberance and flair, and their penchant for wearing entomological and ornithological specimens was no exception.

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Surreal semi-synthetics

The exhibition focuses on the work of Surrealist artists and designers active before 1939 and follows their careers after the war

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An Exploration of the original appearance of Nicholas Hilliard's portrait miniatures using computer image manipulation

The goal of this research project has been to simulate the original appearance of selected Hilliard portrait miniatures using computer image manipulation techniques.

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David Goldblatt reading list

Recommended reading list for David Goldblatt

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'Spectres: When Fashion Turns Back', fashion installation

Spectres set out to reveal the shadows and experiences that form a 'fashion memory' in contemporary dress. In showing the hidden, yet haunting, connections between recent fashion and its past, it used pieces drawn from avant-garde designers, from the V&A fashion collection and from the archive at ModeMuseum in Antwerp.

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Past Exhibitions and Displays 2002

Listings of past major exhibitions, displays and installations that opened in the V&A in 2002.

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Conservation's New Studio

The Hole in the Ground - Sculpture Conservation's New Studio

We are in our remarkable new studio at last. It is strange, but it seems as if we have been here for ever. Somehow we have already filled the space with large objects and even other people.

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Past Exhibitions and Displays 2007

Listings of past major exhibitions, displays and installations that opened in the V&A in 2007.

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The Silvern Series: Photographs from the collections of the South Kensington Museum

This article will look at the Silvern Series, a set of photographs of items from the South Kensington Museum’s collections that was created and published by Arthur Silver in 1889 and was intended as a source of inspiration for textile manufacturers.

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Richard Slee: From Utility to Futility (essay)

An essay by Amanda Fielding on Richard Slee: From Utility to Futility, the first major solo exhibition at the V&A for the 'Grand Wizard of Studio Ceramics.

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Memory Maps: Grayson Perry's autobiography by Wendy Jones

Grayson Perry, the potter, was born and grew up in Essex - in Bicken Acre, Great Bardfield and Chelmsford. Wendy Jones met Grayson in 1999 at a therapy group. They became friends and she suggested she write his biography. It was published seven years later when he was well-known and successful.

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Artists' Books: Interviews with Artists

Artists' book makers Jackie Batey, Sarah Bodman, John Dilnot, Susan Johanknecht, Angela Lorenz and Marshall Weber talk about their work.

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Practical ethics

As the Museum pushes itself into the digital domain, there entails a raft of demands and consequences about the knowledge economy in which it currently sees itself operating.

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