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This is the subject hub for the V&A Paintings collection which includes superlative holdings of British watercolours and portrait miniatures as well as over 2,000 British and European oil paintings.

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The Painted World: From Illumination to Abstraction

The Painted World: From Illumination to Abstraction

The Painted World takes the outstanding collections of the V&A as the starting point for an all-inclusive survey of painting from the Middle Ages to t…

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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 - Digital Kids, February Half-Term 2016

Sat 13 February 2016–Sun 21 February 2016

FAMILY EVENT: Create a postcard souvenir and transport yourself into Botticelli paintings with green screen photography.

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