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What is Luxury? The V&A Explores…

Dominic Wilcox Skipping Stones

By Regina Connell. Given the interest in what we’ve been calling alternative luxury, I was delighted when I heard a few months ago that London’s Victoria and Albert Museum was going to be doing an exhibit on the much-maligned “L” … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Savage Beauty Comes Home

Birds Nest Headdress Autumn Winter 2005/6

By Regina Connell. Savage Beauty, a retrospective celebrating the life and work of Alexander McQueen was one of NY’s Metropolitan Museum’s most successful (and lucrative) shows. But as spectacular as it was, it’s nothing compared to what’s going on in … Continue reading

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Museum of Craft and Folk Art

craftbarprinting

By Regina Connell. Many museums are about the objects and art within them. Others are about ideas. Yet others are about the building (quite often to the detriment of the ideas and the work the building holds). But some museums … Continue reading

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