Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Throughout the 20th century cross-cultural and historical influences had a profound impact upon fashion design. The styles, designs and materials of other times and cultures became more accessible to designers as improved travel and communications enabled continents to be crossed with ease.

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We offer a wide range of tours to meet your group requirements. Whether a group has a special area of interest, wishes to explore a particular gallery or just get an overview of the Museum's collection the Groups Team can help.

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Impressions of the 20th Century (Hardback)

Impressions of the 20th Century (Hardback)

Drawing on the V and A's collection of 20th-century prints, this concise history of printmaking is presented through the work of internationally renow…

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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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