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Album page - Contribution to V&A's 150th anniversary album
  • Contribution to V&A's 150th anniversary album
    Emin, Tracey, born 1963
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Contribution to V&A's 150th anniversary album

  • Object:

    Album page

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    2007 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Emin, Tracey, born 1963 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Album page with handwriting

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.477:55-2008

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 33, shelf ABOVE BAY 33

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.

Physical description

Album page with handwritten letter.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

2007 (made)

Artist/maker

Emin, Tracey, born 1963 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Album page with handwriting

Dimensions

Height: 29.7 cm page, Width: 42 cm page

Object history note

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.

Descriptive line

Page of V&A 150th anniversary album. Tracey Emin, 'The beautiful V+A', 2007.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Julius Bryant, ed. Art and Design for All. The Victoria and Albert Museum London: V&A Publishing, 2011. ISBN: 9781851776665.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Handwritten; Handwriting; Collage

Categories

History of the V&A

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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