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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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Redefining Beauty: Julia Margaret CameronRedefining Beauty: Julia Margaret CameronThis performance project developed by the artist Lucinda Jarrett and choreographer Miranda Tufnell sees groups of musicians and older performers respond to the work by photographer Margaret Cameron.2016-02-12T18:30:00+00002016-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Introduction To ArduinoIntroduction To ArduinoDigital workshop.2016-02-12T10:30:00+00002016-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Introduction To Arduino
Casting: A Site-Specific Installation In The Cast CourtsCasting: A Site-Specific Installation In The Cast CourtsThe Samsung Korean Digital Art Resident Yiyun Kang creates a unqiue atmosphere as she maps her digital projections onto the V&A space.2016-02-12T18:30:00+00002016-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Casting: A Site-Specific Installation In The Cast Courts
Norfolk House Music Room ConcertsNorfolk House Music Room ConcertsThe violinist Aisha Guendisch and pianist Aleksandar Djermanovic perform Korngold Much Ado about Nothing Suite op 11 and Grieg Violin Sonata no 3 in C Minor op 45, as part of the Love & Liaisons evening.2016-02-12T18:30:00+00002016-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Olga KurylenkoOlga KurylenkoIn conversation with the international actor.2016-02-12T18:30:00+00002016-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Art Nouveau: Untrammelled By Convention, From High Art To AdvertisingArt Nouveau: Untrammelled By Convention, From High Art To AdvertisingA course exploring the history and impact of Art Nouveau.2016-02-12T10:30:00+00002016-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Art Nouveau: Untrammelled By Convention, From High Art To Advertising
Julia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret CameronThe V&A marks the bicentenary of the birth of Julia Margaret Cameron with a display of more than 100 of her photographs from its collection. One of photography's 19th-century pioneers, Cameron was dedicated to the medium and daring in her experiments with image making. Best known for her powerful portraits, the exhibition will also examine her rela2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-02-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  28th November 2015 to 14th February 2016
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
The V&A marks the bicentenary of the birth of Julia Margaret Cameron with a display of more than 100 of her photographs from its collection. One of photography's 19th-century pioneers, Cameron was dedicated to the medium and daring in her experiments with image making. Best known for her powerful portraits, the exhibition will also examine her rela... More about this event
 
Richard Learoyd: Dark MirrorRichard Learoyd: Dark MirrorThe artist creates large-scale portrait and still-life photographs by capturing images onto colour photographic paper in a room-sized camera obscura without resort to digital techniques.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-02-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing
Richard Learoyd: Dark Mirror
Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani CollectionBejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani CollectionBejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani CollectionBejewelled Treasures: the Al-Thani Collection at the V&A explores the themes of tradition and modernity in Indian jewellery, featuring a gold finial from the throne of Tipu Sultan. The exhibition will also include pieces that reveal the dramatic changes that took place in Indian jewellery design during the early 20th century and will examine the in2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-03-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Decorative Arts | PRICING  Free  
DATES  21st November 2015 to 28th March 2016
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
Bejewelled Treasures: the Al-Thani Collection at the V&A explores the themes of tradition and modernity in Indian jewellery, featuring a gold finial from the throne of Tipu Sultan. The exhibition will also include pieces that reveal the dramatic changes that took place in Indian jewellery design during the early 20th century and will examine the in... More about this event
 
Yiyun Kang: V & A Samsung Korean Digital Art ResidentYiyun Kang: V & A Samsung Korean Digital Art ResidentGo behind the scenes and visit Yiyun in her studio to find out more about her creative practice, ranging from projection mapping to immersive video installations, animation and digital prints.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-03-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from Research On Paintings

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Serpentine Sackler Gallery 2.3 miles from Research On Paintings

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Royal Geographical Society 2.37 miles from Research On Paintings

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Exhibitions | Until 15th July 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Research On Paintings

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