V&A

Eclectic

A showcase of works acquired through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund for the V&A by renowned artists including Lucian Freud, Damian Hirst, Chris Ofili and Grayson Perry. The fund has also enabled the purchase of a wide-raging breadth of art. Eclectic highlights the key pieces in the collection.

V&A Printmakers Calendar

Three Kings for a calendar featuring prints by 12 contemporary artists who have worked with the V&A.

A Mad Tea Party I & II (2012)

Limited Edition Giclée Prints

Loosely inspired by that scene from Alice in Wonderland, this image was created to celebrate British art and design and to accompany British Design 1948-2012, it featured familiar faces and a plethora of design classics including recent products from the new generation of British designers. Due to its success a second print was commissioned in which the imaginary party continues.

The Victoria and Albert Flatpack Clock (2006)

A build-your-own clock designed and produced exclusively for the V&A. It was commissioned to mark the opening of the new shop in March 2006 and to celebrate the link between the museum’s collections and contemporary design. This slot-together clock in recyclable polypropylene was inspired by Victorian Gothic and AWN Pugin.

Pop London Card (2006)

Produced to coincide with Sixties Graphics (June 2006), this is a reworking of a pop-up card designed in 1965 for Gear of Carnaby Street.