British Design 1948 - 2012: Innovation in a Modern Age

31 March 2012 - 12 August 2012

10am - 5.45pm daily
10am - 10pm Fridays

Venue:

Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Description:

This exhibition will showcase 60 years of British creative talent. It will document the transformation of design in Britain since the post-war 'Austerity Games' of 1948 to summer 2012. Drawing on the V&A's unrivalled collections (including individual items from the RIBA), the exhibition will include product design, fashion and textiles, furniture, ceramics and glass, theatre design, graphics, photography, architecture, fine art and sculpture, and will examine concepts of tradition and modernity, subversion and innovation.

Fees:

Admission fees will apply.   
  

Contact:

Victoria and Albert Museum
Tel. +44 (0)20 7942 2000
E-mail: vanda@vam.ac.uk
  

Organiser:

Victoria and Albert Museum

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Festival of Britain poster by Abram Games, 1951

Festival of Britain poster by Abram Games, 1951.

© V&A. Museum no. E.308-2011 

 

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