Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

During the 20th century, art and design was inescapably influenced by politics. Modernism and Art Deco were a reaction to the horrors of the First World War. Later, artists responded to the end of World War II and the fear and suspicion brought on by the Cold War tensions between East and West.

International Training Course

The Victoria and Albert Museum welcomes applications for ‘Creating Innovative Learning Programmes’, its new one week intensive course. This is a unique training opportunity for museum professionals from overseas who are interested in attracting and programming for a range of museum audiences.

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Fashion Designers A-Z - Missoni Edition (Hardback)

Fashion Designers A-Z - Missoni Edition (Hardback)

The first printing is available as a series of "Designer Editions". Each edition is bound in a fabric from one of six designers in t…

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Event - American Art and Design: 1850 - 2000

Tue 23 September 2014 14:00

EIGHT WEEK COURSE: For much of the 20th-century, American culture, images and products led the world. The skyscraper, the Coca-Cola bottle, Andy Warhol’s soup cans and other iconic objects became global symbols of progress, prosperity and cultural and commercial power.

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