With seven floors and seven miles(!) of gallery space, the Victoria and Albert Museum is truly somewhere to spend hours getting lost amongst the exhibits. But, there are more focused ways to experience the vast and eclectic collection of fine and decorative arts. For instance, the museum runs a programme
The first “Salon des Refuses” was put together by those rejected by the Salon jury of 1863. Manet seized the opportunity to exhibit Déjeuner sur l'herbe and two other paintings at this exhibition on April 24th. The artist as curator 150 years ago?