Exhibition On now until Sunday, 8 March 2020

Tim Walker: Wonderful Things

An immersive journey into the fantastical worlds created by photographer Tim Walker

  • On now until Sunday, 8 March 2020

  • Galleries 38 and 38a

  • £15.00

    This exhibition contains some depictions of nudity. Please contact us for more information:
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    +44 (0)20 7942 2000

Experience the extraordinary creative process of one of the world's most inventive photographers through his pictures, films, photographic sets, and special installations – including ten new series of photographs influenced by the V&A's collections.

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Exhibition Highlights

Sarah Grace Wallerstedt. Fashion: Moncler. London, 2018. © Tim Walker Studio

Tobias and Sara on their Wedding Night, stained glass panel, about 1520, Cologne, Germany. Museum no. C.219-1928. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Zo, Kiran Kandola, Firpal, Yusuf, Ravyanshi Mehta, Jeenu Mahadevan, Chawntell Kulkami, & Radhika Nair. Fashion: Marni, Paolina Russo, Missoni, Ahluwalia Studio, Bottega Veneta, Chloé, Lou Dallas. Pershore, Worcestershire, 2018. © Tim Walker Studio

Krishna and Indra, about 1590, Lahore. Museum no. IS.5-1970. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Duckie Thot, Aubrey’s shadow. Fashion: Saint Laurent. London, 2017. © Tim Walker Studio

The Peacock Skirt, Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898), 1894. Museum no. E.426-1972. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Tilda Swinton. Fashion: Gucci, Marc Jacobs, jewellery: Lisa Eisner Jewelry, Vela, Uno de 50, A. Brandt + Son. Renishaw Hall, Derbyshire, 2018. © Tim Walker Studio

Karen Elson, Sgaire Wood & James Crewe. Fashion: The Row, Saint Laurent by Anthony Vacarello, Daniela Geraci, Sarah Bruylant, hat: Molly Goddard. London, 2018. © Tim Walker Studio

Dress from ‘The Horn of Plenty’ Autumn/Winter collection Alexander McQueen (1969-2010), 2009. Museum no. T.29-2012. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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Tim Walker: Wonderful Things

Tim Walker: Wonderful Things

Published to accompany the V&A’s mesmerizing exhibition Tim Walker: Wonderful Things, this book is a journey through the creative mind of one of the world’s most inventive photographers.

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Making It Up: Photographic Fictions

Making It Up: Photographic Fictions

With over 130 photographs supported by extended commentaries and an introduction, Making It Up: Photographic Fictions shows how photography has been used to depict fiction as well as fact.

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The Peacock Skirt from Salome (custom print)

The Peacock Skirt from Salome (custom print)

The Peacock Skirt is from 'A Portfolio of Aubrey Beardsley's Drawings illustrating 'Salome' by Oscar Wilde'. This illustration is Plate V from a portfolio of 17 plates in total. Line block print. England, 1893-94.

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Background image: Radhika Nair, Chawntell Kulkarni and Kiran Kandola. Fashion: Richard Quinn. Pershore, Worcestershire, 2018. © Tim Walker Studio