Twenty Minutes - Performing Art

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20000727The second in a second series of eight postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music.

Christopher Cook talks to Michael Snodin about a page from the 18th-century Franco-Italian album of drawings by Sir William Chambers.

20000817The fifth in a series of eight postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music.

Today, Christopher Cook talks to Helen Clifford about a Bottger coffee pot dating from 1750.

"The fifth in a series of eight postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music.

Today, Christopher Cook talks to Helen Clifford about a Bottger coffee pot dating from 1750."

20010726Christopher Cook turns the spotlight on some of the treasures of the Victoria and Albert Museum that reflect some the themes of this year's Proms.

He is joined by Alicia Weisberg-Roberts to explore a sumptuous pair of corner tables designed by Andre Boulle for Louis XIV.

20010802Christopher Cook turns the spotlight on treasures at the Victoria and Albert Museum that reflect some of the themes of this year's Proms.

He is joined by Suzanne Fagence Cooper to view two floral printed textiles that portray different Victorian attitudes to floral perfection.

He is joined by Suzanne Fagence Cooper to view two floral printed textiles that portray different Victorian attitudes to floral perfection.

20010809Christopher Cook turns the spotlight on treasures of the Victoria and Albert Museum that reflect some of the themes of this year's Proms.

He is joined by Gillian Naylor to turn the pages of an album of photographs documenting the luxuries displayed in a 1930s New York department store.

20010816Christopher Cook turns the spotlight on treasures of the Victoria and Albert Museum that reflect some of the themes of this year's Proms.

This week, he is joined by Eric Turner to examine some modernist tableware, designed by Josef Hoffman in the early 1900s for the Wiener Werkstatte.

"Christopher Cook turns the spotlight on treasures of the Victoria and Albert Museum that reflect some of the themes of this year's Proms.

This week, he is joined by Eric Turner to examine some modernist tableware, designed by Josef Hoffman in the early 1900s for the Wiener Werkstatte."

20010830Christopher Cook turns the spotlight on treasures of the Victoria and Albert Museum that reflect some of the themes of this year's Proms.

He is joined by Sorrel Hershberg to unfold an extraordinary poem/map/artwork by Blaise Cendrars and Sonia Delauney that describes a 1913 train journey between Russia and Paris.

20010906Christopher Cook turns the spotlight on treasures of the Victoria and Albert Museum that reflect some of the themes of this year's Proms.

This week, he is joined by Andrew Spira to examine the ivory backs of two medieval French mirrors depicting the cult of idealised courtly romance.

"Christopher Cook turns the spotlight on treasures of the Victoria and Albert Museum that reflect some of the themes of this year's Proms.

This week, he is joined by Andrew Spira to examine the ivory backs of two medieval French mirrors depicting the cult of idealised courtly romance."

Sea-form20010823Christopher Cook turns the spotlight on the treasures of the Victoria and Albert Museum that reflect some of the themes of this year's Proms.

This week, he is joined by Jennifer Opie to explore `Sea-form' - a virtuosic creation by contemporary American glassblower Dale Chihuly.

"Christopher Cook turns the spotlight on the treasures of the Victoria and Albert Museum that reflect some of the themes of this year's Proms.

This week, he is joined by Jennifer Opie to explore `Sea-form' - a virtuosic creation by contemporary American glassblower Dale Chihuly."

Spiral20000831The seventh in a series of eight postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music.

Christopher Cook talks to Sorrel Hershberg about the work of controversial designer Ron Arad - in particular his `Spiral'.

020320000803The third in a second series of eight postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music.

Christopher Cook talks to Christopher Wilk about a 1918 armchair design made by Gerrit Rietveld and G van der Groenekan in Holland.