From a Roman hair clip to a £1m tiara, plus the string Joe DiMaggio gave Marilyn Monroe on their honeymoon, here's our pick of the 200 pieces on show at the V&A's new Pearls exhibition, which runs from 21 September to 19 January 2014.
From the macabre to the quaint, the sensational to the surreal, ‘Victoriana: The Art of Revival’ is the first ever exhibition in the UK to offer a major examination of Victorian revivalism in all its forms.
Featuring graphic design, film, photograp
Marilyn Monroe had little interest in jewellery but she did adore the simple pearl necklace given to her by Joe DiMaggio on their honeymoon in January 1954. So much so that she wore it again at their divorce hearing later that year.
What is it? The first major exhibition to examine Victorian revivalism in its many varied and popular forms; features work by 28 contemporary artists including Yinka Shonibare, Grayson Perry, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Paula Rego and Polly Morgan.
As Tate Modern stages the first international exhibition of works by Mira Schendel, we look at some of the vast body of work made by one of the towering figures of Brazilian modernism The artist Mira Schendel first saw Brazil, the country that would beco