Contribution to V&A's 150th anniversary album

Page of an Album
2007 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

In June 2007 the V&A celebrated the 150th anniversary of its opening at the South Kensington site. To mark the occasion, 150 leading artists, designers, architects and photographers were invited to contribute a page to an anniversary album, expressing what they found most inspiring about the V&A and its collections. The creative brief stated that the page could be in the form of a drawing, design, sketch, graphic, computer-generated image or a simple message in words.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
print on paper
Brief Description
Page of V&A 150th anniversary album. Professor Michael Craig-Martin, 2007.
Physical Description
Album page with print showing outline of the letters V and A and outline of a belt; in the background red shades into yellow.
Dimensions
  • Page height: 29.7cm
  • Page width: 42cm
Credit line
Given by the artist
Object history
In June 2007 the V&A celebrated the 150th anniversary of its opening at the South Kensington site. To mark the occasion, 150 leading designers, architects, photographers, fashion designers and artists were invited to contribute a page to an anniversary album. Each page conveys in words and images what they find most inspiring about the V&A and its collections. This page is one of 60 in volume one of three albums.
Subjects depicted
Association
Summary
In June 2007 the V&A celebrated the 150th anniversary of its opening at the South Kensington site. To mark the occasion, 150 leading artists, designers, architects and photographers were invited to contribute a page to an anniversary album, expressing what they found most inspiring about the V&A and its collections. The creative brief stated that the page could be in the form of a drawing, design, sketch, graphic, computer-generated image or a simple message in words.
Bibliographic Reference
Julius Bryant, ed. Art and Design for All. The Victoria and Albert Museum London: V&A Publishing, 2011. ISBN: 9781851776665.
Collection
Accession Number
E.477:37-2008

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest Feedback

record createdJuly 3, 2010
Record URL