The Vulgar

13 October 2016 - 5 February 2017
Art Gallery


What is it that makes something vulgar? This sumptuous exhibition explores notions of vulgarity in the fashions of the renaissance and the 18th century, while also celebrating contemporary designers who boldly revel in the excesses and delights of ‘the vulgar’.

Booking available for Members Plus on Friday 27 May followed by Members on Tuesday 1 June.

Barbican Art Gallery in London presents major exhibitions by leading international figures in the heart of the City of London


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