Exhibition

Lockwood Kipling. Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London

14 Jan 2017 – 2 Apr 2017

Regular opening hours

Monday
10:00 – 17:45
Tuesday
10:00 – 17:45
Wednesday
10:00 – 17:45
Thursday
10:00 – 17:45
Friday
10:00 – 22:00
Saturday
10:00 – 17:45
Sunday
10:00 – 17:45

Cost of entry

Admission Free

V&A - Victoria & Albert Museum

London
England, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • C1,14,74,414
  • South Kensington

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Explore the life, work and lasting impact of John Lockwood Kipling, an artist, teacher, curator and influential figure in the Arts and Crafts movement.

About

Lockwood Kipling was a social campaigner for the preservation of the Indian crafts, a craftsman whose terracotta panels can still be seen on the exterior of the V&A and an illustrator of books by his son, the renowned writer Rudyard Kipling.  This exhibition uncovers the history of the V&A’s collections through the life of Lockwood Kipling who played a significant role in shaping the foundation collection.  Highlights include paintings of the Indian section of the Great Exhibition, designs and illustrations for books, and furniture designed for royal residences Bagshot Park and Osborne.

Exhibiting artists

Lockwood Kipling

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