THE CULT OF BEAUTY @ Victoria&Albert Museum

The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900 is an exhibition 
for those with a special taste for beautiful things!
Until July 17 the Victoria&Albert Museum is featuring a unique collection of paintings, prints, drawings, dresses, pieces of jewellery and other decorative objects 
inspired by the principles of Aestheticism and 'Art for art's sake'.

The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900 è un'esposizione 
creata per soddisfare il nostro gusto per tutto ciò che è bello!
Fino al 17 di luglio il Victoria&Albert Museum ospita una collezione unica di dipinti, stampe, disegni, vestiti, pezzi di gioielleria e altri oggetti decorativi 
ispirati ai principi dell'Estetismo e dell' "Arte per il gusto dell'arte".

Cartoons for the peacock frieze for the front drawing room, 15 Berkeley Square, London Albert Moore London, about 1872-3, Charcoal and white chalk on brown paper, Museum no. D.260-1905

'Call, I follow, I follow, let me die!' Julia Margaret Cameron, London 1867
Carbon print from copy negative, Museum no. 15-1939, Given by Mrs Perrin

'An Open Book', Albert Moore, London 1883-4, Watercolour, Museum no. 42-1884

 'Symphony in White, No. 3', James McNeill Whistler, London 1867, Oil on canvas 
The Trustees of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham

 Charger, William De Morgan, about 1888, Museum no. C.261-1915
Screen William Eden Nesfield Made by James Forsyth, London 1867
Ebonised wood, with gilded and fretted decoration, painted panels of Japanese silk paper 
Museum no. W.37-1972

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mosaicology said...

That's remarkable! Absolutely interesting exhibition and wonderful images.

Gawgus things... said...

I love anything to do with peacocks... Great exhibition :) xx

Anonymous said...

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GINA BIBER said...

It appears to be a beautiful exhibit. Thank you for sharing with us!



This looks amazing! I wish i could go....!

niknok said...

i'm getting into peacock feather these days! these photos are lovely!


Lucie said...

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It sounds fantastic!!!!

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Pieter said...

Amazing! :D