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A craft is an art or occupation that requires a special, often manual, skill. In 2011, the V&A in collaboration with the Craft Council hosted the exhibition ‘Power of Making’.

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International Arts and Crafts

International Arts and Crafts

The Arts and Crafts movement revolutionised attitudes to work and the home and laid the foundations for a radical shift in approach to design and life…

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The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

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Event - Craft in the Contemporary

Wed 02 December 2015 15:30–16:30

India has a rich legacy of craft, which languished through the age of industrialisation. It not only affected the design and traditional skills, but also the lives of people.

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