Exhibitions

EXHIBITION ANNOUNCEMENT: An Other Fashion: Claiming America through

The description of the project is below as well as a call for donations to the exhibition. Please forward or link this to any group or individual you think might have objects that would enhance this exhibition. Please consider cross-posting or linking to this post on your blogs. The direction of the exhibition will continue … Continue reading

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Exhibitions

Fashion Fantasies: fashion plates and fashion satire, 1775-1925

Victoria & Albert Museum, London 21 June 2010 – January 2011 Leighton, room 112 Free admission This display will juxtapose two genres of print that fantasise fashion on paper: fashion plates and graphic social satire. The fashion plate communicated changes in fashion but also encouraged viewers to engage with a luxurious fantasy. At the same … Continue reading

Exhibitions

The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement in Britain 1860-1900

Victoria & Albert Museum, London April – July 2011 Admission charge will apply This will be the first international exhibition to explore the unconventional creativity of the Aesthetic Movement in Britain (1860-1900). The well spring of the ‘new art’ movements of the late 19th century, Aestheticism is now acknowledged for its revolutionary re-negotiation of the … Continue reading

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CFP: Recycling luxury and waste in the long eighteenth century: the after life of used things in Britain and France

Recycling luxury and waste in the long 18th century – the afterlife of used things in Britain and France. International conference June 22nd – 23rd 2010 Université Paris Diderot / LARCA UFR Charles V – 10, rue Charles V 75004 Paris The 2010 conference on the afterlife of used things in the long 18th century … Continue reading