Warning of “toxic philanthropy,” activists gathered in the museum’s Sackler Courtyard, honoring the five people who die every day in the UK from opioid overdoses.
The museum acquired a selection of flags, prints, and designs by Extinction Rebellion, a recently formed environmental activist group, for its permanent collection.
The new attribution reignites a century-long debate over the authorship of “The Virgin with the Laughing Child,” a Renaissance-era statuette currently attributed to Antonio Rossellino.
The financial logic behind the British institution’s massive expansion project from east London to Scotland is certainly ambitious, but is it sound?
The event, which costs £17 (~$22), might not have sat well with the communist painter.
The call, by Ethiopia’s ambassador for the UK, followed a suggestion earlier this month by the director of the Victoria & Albert Museum that the objects could be given on long-term loan.
An exhibition at London’s V&A captures the dance in life’s stillness and the stillness in life’s dance.
The Met Breuer’s exhibition makes the case that it wasn’t just an aesthetic Sottsass unleashed on the world, but a particular way of interpreting the past and imagining the future.
Some scribbles dismissed in the 1920s by the then-director of the Victoria & Albert Museum as “irrelevant notes and diagrams in red chalk” were recently revealed to represent Leonardo da Vinci’s first record of the laws of friction.
Glenn Adamson recently stepped down from his directorship at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) in Manhattan’s Columbus Circle, after serving that position for a little less than three years.
People are up in arms about signs at the Victoria and Albert Museum banning not just photography but also sketching in its latest temporary exhibition, Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear.
A recent decision by trustees of Britain’s Science Museum Group (SMG) to transfer around 400,000 photographs from the National Media Museum (NMM) in Bradford to the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&H) in London has received outcry from over 80 top photographers, curators, museum administrators, and others.