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AFV&A visit Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the V&A

In June 2015 a group from the AFV&A visited the Museum for an early morning private view of Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty with an introduction by Fashion Curator, Sonnet Stanfill. This headline exhibition was the first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work [...]

2017-02-20T16:47:15+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Events|

Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945 tours the US

Roberto Capucci, silk evening dress,1987-88. Courtesy Roberto Capucci Foundation. Photo ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London. After a successful run in London last year Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945 toured to the following venues in the US: Minneapolis Institute of Art: Oct 26, [...]

2016-11-21T14:30:11+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Events|

AFV&A supports Horst: Photographer of Style at the V&A

Muriel Maxwell, American Vogue© Condé Nast / Horst Estate In 2014 the AFV&A supported the V&A’s upcoming autumn exhibition, a retrospective on the work of Horst P. Horst. After an extraordinary sixty-year career, the German-American fashion photographer now ranks alongside Irving Penn [...]

2017-02-20T16:57:29+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Support|

AFV&A helps save a Napoleonic Medal Cabinet for the V&A

Medal Cabinet in the Egyptian taste, Paris, c.1810. After a design by Charles Percier (1764-1838) Generous support from the AFV&A contributed towards the V&A’s successful appeal in 2014 to save a rare and remarkable medal cabinet from export. The striking cabinet is [...]

2017-02-20T16:58:54+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Support|

AFV&A tour Object of Devotion at MOBIA

The Fifth Sign of the Last Judgement, c. 1440-70. Courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum. The AFV&A and the Museum of Biblical Art co-hosted a private tour for AFV&A supporters of the exhibition Object of Devotion: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture [...]

2017-02-20T17:00:27+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Events|

AFV&A visit London and Paris

AFV&A at Kensington Palace In the Spring of 2014, the AFV&A enjoyed a series of visits to exhibitions, studios and private collections in and around London. Highlights of the trip included a curator led tour of William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain at the [...]

2017-02-20T17:01:29+00:00 March 31st, 2014|Events|