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Contribution to V&A's 150th anniversary album

Watercolour
2007 (made)
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

Categories
Object type
TitleContribution to V&A's 150th anniversary album (generic title)
Materials and techniques
watercolour
Brief description
Page of V&A 150th anniversary album. Sir Nicholas Grimshaw and Neven Sidor, 2007.
Physical description
Album page with watercolour designs and handwritten lettering.
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 two of three albums.
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.
Collection
Accession number
E.478:17-2008

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Record createdJuly 18, 2010
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