13 January 2017
The Labour MP, and former shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt is to be the Victoria and Albert Museum’s new director, The unexpected appointment will trigger a by-election in Hunt’s constituency of Stoke-on-Trent Central.
I’ll get you my pretty and your little dog too! The original Ruby Slippers worn by Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland) in The Wizard of Oz (1939) are to go on public display in Europe for the first time in history as part of the V&A’s major autumn exhibition, Hollywood Costume. On a generous four week […]
13 January 2012
Review of Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn (Ceramic Works, 5000 BC – AD 2010) at the V&A Having just been named third in Time magazine’s Person of the Year, there has never been a better time for this exhibition of Ai Weiwei’s ceramics. Oddly, then, the V&A have given it a rather muted reception, neither advertising […]