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Bronze

Bronze

Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin, and often also contains lead or zinc. It is strong and durable but can also capture the fine, complex detail within a casting mould. The V&A holds in its collections a large number of bronze objects, including a group of sculptures donated by Auguste Rodin.

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Medieval and Renaissance Treasures from the V&A (new edition)

Medieval and Renaissance Treasures from the V&A (new edition)

This beautiful book features 35 of the major masterpieces from the V&A's outstanding holdings of European art from the period 300-1600 CE. It includes…

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Bejewelled: Treasures of the Al-Thani Collection

This sumptuous book invites the reader to examine in exquisite detail, spectacular jewelled and enamel objects, drawn from a single private collection, and to explore the broader themes of tradition and modernity in Indian jewellery.

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Event - Arts of East Asia: China Korea and Japan

Tue 02 February 2016–Tue 12 July 2016

2015-2016 YEAR COURSE: Explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of East Asia, focussing on the ancient civilizations of China, Korea and Japan. Trace cultural connections across the region from Neolithic tomb goods to sophisticated court paraphernalia of the late imperial era.

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