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Drawing - Contribution to V&A 150th anniversary album
  • Contribution to V&A 150th anniversary album
    Hoskins, Gareth
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Contribution to V&A 150th anniversary album

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    2007 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hoskins, Gareth (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.502-2008

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case WD, shelf 216, box F

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

Pen and ink drawing of a stylised map or plan with the inscription: 'The "V&A" Guide: from medieval to modern - a continually inspiring journey through world art & design.'

Place of Origin

England (probably, drawn)

Date

2007 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Hoskins, Gareth (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink

Marks and inscriptions

The 'V&A' Guide
From medieval to modern - a continually inspiring journey through world art & design.
lower centre

Dimensions

Height: 29.7 cm, Width: 42 cm

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.

Descriptive line

Gareth Hoskins. Contribution to the V&A's 150th Anniversary album, 2007

Materials

Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawn

Subjects depicted

Plans (drawings)

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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