The haunting story of THE GIVER centers on Jonas, a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. With this newfound power of knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined - a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most. Read more »
Between AD 1400 and 1450, China was a global superpower run by one family – the Ming dynasty – who established Beijing as the capital and built the Forbidden City. During this period, Ming China was thoroughly connected with the outside world. Chinese artists absorbed many fascinating influences, and created some of the most beautiful objects and paintings ever made. Read more »
The V& A's Autumn exhibition examines the work of one of Britain's best loved artists John Constable. It will explore his techniques, legacy and the hidden stories behind the creation of some of his best known works.
This is the most significant exhibition of the German artist's work. Spanning 40 years, the display focuses on his works in sculpture, painting and installation. In his work he draws on history, folklore and literature.
Considered to be among the most important designers of the 20th Century, Charles & Ray Eames, this exhibition surveys their careers. It also looks at the extraordinary work of the Eames office, where a number of pioneering and influential designs were formed.
This is the first major exhibition in the UK to present the personal collections of post-war and contemporary artists. Many of their collections contain a mixture of mass-produced memorabilia, one-of-a-kind objects and rare artefacts.
By presenting their collections, the exhibition provides an insight into their inspirations and influences.
This Autumn the V&A presents a retrospective of the career of photographer Horst P. Horst. In a career spanning six decades Horst photographed the creations of couturiers such as Chanel, Schiaparelli and Vionnet in 1930s Paris while helping to launch the careers of many models.
The exhibition will display his best known work alongside unpublished prints.