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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|

AFV&A and Society of Four Arts host Hollywood Costume lecture

In March 2014, a lecture marked the AFV&A’s continued collaboration with the Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach. Film and theatre costume designer, Professor Deborah Nadoolman Landis, introduced the narrative development and innovative design of Hollywood Costume, the V&A’s blockbuster exhibition now [...]

2017-02-20T17:02:35+00:00 March 13th, 2014|Events|