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18th Century

18th Century

The 18th century saw the end of the Stuart period and the beginning of the Georgian age. During this period, British artists and designers were increasingly influenced by other cultures, including Europe, the ancient civilations of the classical world, and new Asian trade partners.

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Figured in Marble: The Making and Viewing of 18th-Century Sculpture

Figured in Marble: The Making and Viewing of 18th-Century Sculpture

A study of 18th-century British sculpture, lavishly illustrated with works of art from the V&A and J. Paul Getty Museums, private collections and chur…

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All of This Belongs to You

1 April – 19 July 2015. The V&A examines the role of public institutions in contemporary life and what it means to be responsible for a national collection.

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Event - BSL Talk: The V&A's Damascus Room

Fri 25 September 2015 18:30–19:30

BSL TALK: In the 18th century, the main reception rooms in Syrian upper-class houses began to be highly decorated with colourful painted wooden paneling.

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