Rose Frain: This Time in History, What Escapes (2014- 1914)

9 Jul 2014 – 1 Feb 2015

Event times

10.00 to 17.45 daily 10.00 to 22.00 Fridays

Cost of entry

Admission Free

V&A - Victoria & Albert Museum

England, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • C1,14,74,414
  • South Kensington

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Rose Frain: This Time in History, What Escapes: an installation as a contribution the V&A's reflections on the centenary of WW1. National Art Library Landing.


THIS TIME IN HISTORY, WHAT ESCAPES features objects the artist has selected from the V&A's collections, together with objects she has made and/or found, including her new artist's book, CLEAVE, as a total work. The historical focus on WW1 is widened to include other sites of conflict from ancient Mesopotamia to contemporary Egypt and Afghanistan. As if the world should cleave, and that slain men Should solder up the rift ... William Shakespeare, Antony & Cleopatra. Curated for the V&A by Elizabeth James, Senior Librarian Department of Word and Image.

Exhibiting artists

Rose Frain


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