Wednesday, 18 October 2017 17:39

Plywood: Material of the Modern World

The V&A has crammed some great exhibits into a small space, but its scattergun approach fails to get beneath plywood’s surface, writes John Jervis

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Our latest issue takes you from London’s cultural and property sector to China’s efforts to lead the global conversation about the environment

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Wednesday, 19 July 2017 11:06

Plywood: Material of the Modern World

V&A, London
15 July – 12 November 2017

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The curator of Their Mortal Remains on how the band transformed expectations of rock concerts

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Friday, 17 March 2017 10:53

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

Victoria & Albert Museum, London
27 May — 18 February 2018

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Victoria and Albert Museum, London
14 January – 2 April 2017

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Tuesday, 20 September 2016 08:19

LDF: Installations at the V&A

Mathieu Lehanneur and Glithero fill two contrasting spaces to mesmerising effect

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This exhibition at the V&A is a victim of its own ambition, says John Jervis, displaying a wealth of impressive material, but with explanations that fail to provide illumination for experts and lay audiences alike

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Friday, 16 October 2015 00:00

High heels

Businesswomen, kings and medieval Asian warriors have all understood the symbolic power of heeled footwear. And its impracticality only seems to add to its allure

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Friday, 29 May 2015 01:00

Frida Escobedo at the V&A

Inspired by an Aztec city on a lake, the Mexican architect’s installation references the many layers of architecture that have been left in Mexico by successive civilisations and cultures

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Wednesday, 01 April 2015 01:00

All Of This Belongs To You

As the British general election draws closer, an exhibition at the V&A looks at the role of art, architecture and design in public life

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Monday, 26 January 2015 14:46

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Victoria and Albert Museum, London
14 March – 19 July 2015

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Monday, 05 January 2015 12:21

War, Revolution and Design

Works by Kazimir Malevich, Alexander Rodchenko and Vladimir Tatlin are on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of an exhibition of designs by avant-garde artists for the Russian theatre

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Thursday, 18 December 2014 11:31

Saturday Club: State of the art

Thomas Heatherwick, Jeremy Deller and Antony Gormley are among those tackling the marginalisation of creative subjects in schools as part of a nationwide initiative to get students designing and making, says Sorrell Foundation director Sorrel Hershberg

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Tuesday, 09 December 2014 00:00

Horst: Photographer of Style

The fashion photographer's dramatic lighting and stylised sets created fantastical images that epitomise a period, says Fatema Ahmed

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Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00

Tangible data

Physical versions of pie and bar charts and a tapestry that represents human voices are attempts by designers to make data more accessible

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Friday, 19 September 2014 13:07

Crest by Zaha Hadid

Watch the Crest bridge being installed at the V&A

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Thursday, 18 September 2014 15:54

Candela at the V&A

A luminuous green disc has brought light to a darkened room full of medieval tapestries

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Monday, 15 September 2014 15:54

Double Space: Barber Osgerby

The design duo has installed two moving mirrored panels in the ceiling of the Raphael Gallery at the V&A

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Thursday, 04 September 2014 11:21

Icon 136: Museums

Our October issue, available from 5 September, looks at the V&A's mannequins, Tate Britain's robots, Rogers' British Museum extension and the politics of designing the 9/11 museum exhibits

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