Victoria and Albert Museum

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2014 - 2018 marks the centenary of the First World War. The V&A is commemorating these dates with a series of displays and talks looking at how the world of art and design responded to this devastating conflict.

This Time in History: What Escapes (2014-1914), by Rose Frain
This Time in History: What Escapes (2014-1914), by Rose Frain

Wed 09 July 2014–Sun 01 February 2015

DISPLAY: As a contribution to the V&A’s centenary reflections on the outbreak of war, the distinguished artist Rose Frain creates an installation for the National Art Library.

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Russian Avant-garde Theatre: War Revolution and Design (WWI)
Russian Avant-garde Theatre: War Revolution and Design (WWI)

Sun 19 October 2014–Sun 15 March 2015

DISPLAY: This display reveals twenty years of radical and revolutionary designs for performance against the backdrop of the First World War and the Russian Revolutions.

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Moomins by Tove Jansson (MIni Print)

Moomins by Tove Jansson (MIni Print)

Cover for comic book number 1. 2014 marks the centenary of Tove Jansson's birth. The Moomins characters are dearly loved by children and adults alike…

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Event - This Time in History: What Escapes (2014-1914), by Rose Frain

Wed 09 July 2014–Sun 01 February 2015

DISPLAY: As a contribution to the V&A’s centenary reflections on the outbreak of war, the distinguished artist Rose Frain creates an installation for the National Art Library.

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