Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

In the 13th and 14th centuries, the making and buying of art was increasingly concentrated in towns and cities. In the area around Paris known as the Ile-de-France, a new style of art developed. Because of its supposedly Germanic character, this style was called ‘Gothic’.

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

14 March – 2 August 2015. The V&A is delighted to announce that it will present Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in London in spring 2015. The first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work to be presented in Europe, the exhibition will showcase McQueen’s visionary body of work.

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Tiles and Tilework (Paperback)

Tiles and Tilework (Paperback)

A lavishly illustrated survey of the use of tiles in interior design through the ages, from the Gothic through to Art Deco and the Omega Workshops in …

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Event - Gallery Talk: A Gothic Passion - The life and work of A.W.N. Pugin

Thu 21 May 2015 13:00–14:00

GALLERY TALK: Throughout his brief life the architect and designer A.W.N. Pugin (1812–52) worked tirelessly to promote the Gothic style, which he adapted for the design of modern public and private buildings and their furnishings.

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