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Using 11 case studies, the Victoria and Albert Museum offer an insight into the way in which art historians establish the nature and origins of oil paintings. A two-year project which saw 200 of the museum's paintings re-attributed or re-identified. Through the free exhibition Research on Paintings we get a behind-the-scenes look at the documentary research and technical analysis which goes into such an undertaking.

 

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The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses over 4 million items spanning centuries and hundreds of cultures. The stunning collection covers European, Indian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Islamic artefacts ranging from ceramics, glass, metalwork and sculpture to costume, armour, weaponry and furniture. More about Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum


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Research on Paintings, Cromwell Road, SW7 | Same location as Research on Paintings
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Research on Paintings, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Research on Paintings
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Research on Paintings, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 7 minutes from Research on Paintings
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Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Research on Paintings
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Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Research on Paintings
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24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Research on Paintings
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Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Research on Paintings
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278-280 Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Research on Paintings
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58 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Research on Paintings
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13 South Terrace, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Research on Paintings
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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Research on Paintings
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43 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Research on Paintings
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92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from Research on Paintings
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Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Research on Paintings
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Research on Paintings
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South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Research on Paintings
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Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval EmbroideryOpus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery From the 12th to the 15th centuries, England was internationally famous mainly for one type of artistic product: elaborate luxury embroideries. S ought after by Kings, Popes and Cardinals, these beautiful objects are displayed in Opus Anglicanum (Latin for 'English work') which brings together Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery , 2016-09-28T00:00:00+01002017-01-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  3rd September 2016 to 8th January 2017
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
From the 12th to the 15th centuries, England was internationally famous mainly for one type of artistic product: elaborate luxury embroideries. S ought after by Kings, Popes and Cardinals, these beautiful objects are displayed in Opus Anglicanum (Latin for 'English work') which brings together Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery , ... More about this event
Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total DesignEngineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total DesignEngineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design He made ambitious designs for the Sydney Opera House and the Penguin Pool at London Zoo a reality and now influential engineer Ove Arup is the subject of a career review at the V&A. Part of the South Kensington museum's 2016 Engineering Season, which also includes a site-specific installation in the John Madejski Garden by engineer 2016-09-28T00:00:00+01002016-11-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  18th June to 6th November 2016
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
He made ambitious designs for the Sydney Opera House and the Penguin Pool at London Zoo a reality and now influential engineer Ove Arup is the subject of a career review at the V&A. Part of the South Kensington museum's 2016 Engineering Season, which also includes a site-specific installation in the John Madejski Garden by engineer ... More about this event
 
You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70 Taking its title from the famous 1968 Beatles song, this major V&A exhibition examines the optimism, ideals and aspirations of the late sixties, expressed through music, fashion, film, design and political activism. Taking visitors on a musical odyssey through some of the greatest music and performances of the 20th century, music 2016-09-28T00:00:00+01002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  10th September 2016 to 26th February 2017
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
Taking its title from the famous 1968 Beatles song, this major V&A exhibition examines the optimism, ideals and aspirations of the late sixties, expressed through music, fashion, film, design and political activism. Taking visitors on a musical odyssey through some of the greatest music and performances of the 20th century, music ... More about this event
 
Glastonbury: Land And LegendGlastonbury: Land And LegendAn immersive film and sound installation about the Glastonbury Festival through time, space and people. Showcasing footage captured onsite in the idyllic Somerset countryside at Worthy Farm in 2014, the installation deconstructs the festival tapestry to create an epic kaleidoscope of performances and experiences, intimate and spectacular.2016-09-28T10:00:00+01002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing
Glastonbury: Land And Legend
Elytra Filament PavilionElytra Filament PavilionElytra Filament PavilionThis newly-commissioned Elytra Filament Pavilion, a striking installation in the V&A's John Madejski Garden, has been created by architects and engineers at the University of Stuttgart, inspired by the forewing shells of flying beetles known as elytra. Using pioneering, lightweight construction principles, the filament parts of the beetles are reco2016-09-28T00:00:00+01002016-11-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event
Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  18th May to 6th November 2016
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
This newly-commissioned Elytra Filament Pavilion, a striking installation in the V&A's John Madejski Garden, has been created by architects and engineers at the University of Stuttgart, inspired by the forewing shells of flying beetles known as elytra. Using pioneering, lightweight construction principles, the filament parts of the beetles are reco... More about this event
 
Master Strokes: Dutch And Flemish Drawings From The Golden AgeMaster Strokes: Dutch And Flemish Drawings From The Golden AgeSeventy drawings, including masterpieces by Rubens, Rembrandt and van Dyck, roughly spanning the 17th century, plus landscapes, portraiture and religious works from the 16th, 18th and 19th centuries.2016-09-28T10:00:00+01002016-11-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Master Strokes: Dutch And Flemish Drawings From The Golden Age
The Camera ExposedThe Camera ExposedA selection of pictures from acclaimed photographers spanning from the 19th century to the present day, with a heavy focus on the use of a camera.2016-09-28T10:00:00+01002017-03-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
The Camera Exposed
Beatrix Potter's LondonBeatrix Potter's LondonTo mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the children's author behind The Tale Of Peter Rabbit, this display looks at the role of the capital city in her life and work.2016-09-28T10:00:00+01002017-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Beatrix Potter's London
High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720Explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of Europe.2016-09-28T11:10:00+01002017-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event
Ongoing
High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720
London Life And Times: Medieval To Modern 1066-2000London Life And Times: Medieval To Modern 1066-2000This course explores a thousand years of the city.2016-09-28T11:10:00+01002017-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event
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London Life And Times: Medieval To Modern 1066-2000
 

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