Thursday, 14 April 2016
Art Shows in London, Southend and Beyond
Undressed: A Brief History Of Underwear
Victoria and Albert Museum, London from April 16
Corsets, crinolines, bras, pyjamas, Playtex living girdles.
Fashion Forward, 3 siècles de mode (1715-2016)
Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Paris
7 April to 14 August 2016
Paniers, miniskirts, leg'o'mutton sleeves.
Beyond Beauty: Transforming the Body in Ancient Egypt
Two Temple Place from Jan 30
Temple Place is a neo-Gothic mansion on London's Embankment.
Bath Fashion Museum
A History of Fashion in 100 ObjectsFrom March 19
Shoes, bodices, embroidery, theatre costumes, the fashions of Jane Austen's Bath.
Shakespeare in Art: Tempests, Tyrants and Tragedy
March 19 to June 19
Paintings, photography, projection a sound score and readings.
East London Group: Out of the City
Beecroft Gallery Southend
from 19 Mar
Sicily: Culture and Conquest
British Museum, London
21 April to 2 Aug
Romans, Byzantines, Greeks, Normans, gold, mosaics, volcanoes.
Drowned Egypt May 19 to 27 Nov
The lost city of Heracleion yields sculpture from the sea-floor. Is this the real Atlantis?
Out of Chaos: Ben Uri: 100 Years in London
Somerset House, London
2 July to 13 Dec
Pictures by well-known and lesser-known Jewish immigrants including Frank Auerbach and RB Kitaj.
And in 2021, the Museum of London will move to Smithfield Market. We hope.