Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty show at V&A extended

Posted January 23, 2015 at 5:11 pm in Fashion, News

Portrait of Alexander McQueen, Photographed by Marc Hom credit redit line: © Marc Hom / Trunk ArchivePortrait of Alexander McQueen ( 1997). Photograph: Marc Hom
© Marc Hom / Trunk Archive

THE Victoria and Albert Museum have announced that more than 50,000 additional tickets have today put on sale for the gallery’s spring headline exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty which has also been extended for two weeks with additional early morning and evening slots made available to provide as many opportunities as possible for visitors to see the exhibition due to an unprecedented demand for tickets.

Spray painted dress No.13 SS1999_model Shalom Harlow. Image: CatwalkingSpray-painted dress No.13 SS99, model Shalom Harlow. Image: Catwalking

The V&A has now sold 30,000 advance tickets with online pre-bookable tickets sold out for the first five weekends of the exhibition which opens in March which breaks the gallery’s record for the most advance sales for a V&A exhibition. Tickets will be available in person at the Museum every day of the exhibition run however.

Duck feather dress by Alexander McQueen, The Horn of Plenty, A/W 2009-10, Model: Magdalena Frackowiak represented by dna model management New York, Image: firstVIEWDuck feather dress by Alexander McQueen, The Horn of Plenty AW 09-10, Model: Magdalena Frackowiak
represented by dna model management, New York, Image: firstVIEW

by Caroline Simpson

lexander McQueen: Savage Beauty opens March 14 until  August 2, 2015

Admission £16 (concessions available). V&A Members go free.  Advance booking is advised – this can be done in person at the V&A; online at www.vam.ac.uk/savagebeauty; or by calling 0800 912 6961 (booking fee applies)
The Victoria and Albert Museum is on Twitter Find the show with #SavageBeauty

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