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David Bowie at the V&A – someone just stole my heart

I didn’t have a clue about Bowie, I knew the iconic red lightning face but that is about it. So seeing the ‘David Bowie is‘ exhibition was not really a high priority. But since I am a member of the V&A and I had a spare hour I thought I would go and see what was […]

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Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

runawaykiwi goes to Hollywood

The Hollywood costume exhibition at the V&A is one of the best I have ever seen. The number of costumes that were on display completely surpassed my expectations. We had a table of Oceans 12, a plethora of Elizabethan swag, Marilyn Monroe’s white dress, Dorothy’s ruby slippers, and obviously my four favourites above. More amazing was how the exhibition was curated […]

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Under 26 and love design?

I love the V&A, it is one of the most incredible museums in London. So thank god I have finally twigged to the special membership for kids under 26. For us lucky young things, the membership is only £35. I know it seems like a bit much, but think about it. Exhibitions, such as the […]

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My disaster of an art day

On Monday I took the day off work. I thought I would treat myself and have a day of leisurely art viewing. First up was the Rain Room which I have been dying to see. I turned up half an hour after opening only to have my heart sink through the floor. The line was […]

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Mimicry at the V&A

The V&A can be a little overwhelming. Given that it is one of the largest art and design museums in the world, the collection can be the visual equivalent to giving a three year old a can of red bull – overexcited and overloaded with a tendency to throw tantrums. Mimicry by Nendo takes this […]

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