An Afternoon in the V&A

I recently found myself with some time to kill at the V & A. I know I have a hard life! The museum was heaving, it was the school holidays and the last few days of the Alexander McQueen Exhibition. I yearned for some quiet time to contemplate. So I headed up to find some peace. There’s a lot of construction happening so many routes are currently blocked. I found my way right to the top of the building, to discover the ceramic galleries. I hadn’t been up there since they had been done. And what a treat. I highly recommend a trip up there. I love how everything is on show, such a great way to store and show off the collection. The repetition and patterns created by the way the ceramics are store is very pleasing to the eye and I had great fun taking photos.

Here are a few pics of my afternoon’s travels.

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I love a bit of wrought iron work

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Such delicate work

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So pleasing to the eye, the way the lines intersect is so clever

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Breathless by Cornelia Parker – I’ve wanted to see this for a long time but never managed to find it before.

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Figurines as far as the eye can see

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The white section

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Gorgeous teapots – I wouldn’t mind one of these for my afternoon tea

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More teapots

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beautiful vases

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Love the colour combinations of these