An exhibition displaying around 100 objects from the V&A’s collections looks at the V&A’s engagement with and changing view of art and design from Africa since the earliest days of the Museum in the 1850s to the present.
Tabwa Female ancestor figure, early 20th century. V&A Museum no. Circ.290-1950
It is the first of a series of displays to highlight the V&A’s significant holdings of art and design from Africa, and the first time many of these objects will be shown.
V&A Africa: Exploring Hidden Histories London 15 November 2012 – 3 February 2013 ( more details and images in the members area )
Exploring Hidden Histories will reveal some of the …