Alexander McQueen show announced at V&A London

Alexander McQueen show announced at V&A London

London is the home of McQueen. It’s as simple as that, and though simple is a stretch for the Alexander McQueen vocabulary, it’s the savage beauty of the corybantic capital that the great Alexander himself recognised. And when Glass heard that the V&A would be delving into Savage Beauty itself, by housing the exhibition next year for Spring 2015; an exhibition that has been  astonishing the rest of the world  since its debut at the Metropolitan Museum in New York in 2011.

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The McQueen show is the first and largest retrospective of the late designers oeuvre to be presented in Europe, showcasing a provocative body of work spanning from the MA graduate origins to the final outing. Bolstered by the kind of theatrical stage essence synonymous with his shows, be sure to catch a glimpse of McQueen’s return, after all, in his own words, “London’s where I was brought up. It’s where my heart is and where I get my inspiration.”

Tickets go on sale on April 25. Book Online or by calling 02074209736.

Savage Beauty comes to the V&A with support if the house of Alexander McQueen, and in partnership with Swarovski and American Express.


by Liam Feltham

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