Exhibition

Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990

24 Sep 2011 – 8 Jan 2012

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

V&A - Victoria & Albert Museum

London
England, United Kingdom

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  • C1,14,74,414
  • South Kensington

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Rooms 38 and 39, and North Court The ideas of Postmodernism emerged first in architecture. While the Modernist slogan had been 'less is more', architects like Robert Venturi, Michael Graves and Aldo Rossi insisted that 'less is a bore'. They took a new interest in buildings from the past, and from popular phenomena such as highway strip malls. Though few of these early Postmodern buildings were actually constructed, the ideas forwarded by this paper architecture" became hugely influential on everything from furniture to graphics.

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