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Pink Floyd exhibition to open at V&A in 2017

By | Published on Thursday 1 September 2016

Pink Floyd

London’s V&A museum has announced a new exhibition of Pink Floyd’s music, visuals and stage design to mark the 50th anniversary of the release of the band’s debut single ‘Arnold Lane’. Titled ‘The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains’, the exhibition was created in collaboration with all of the group’s surviving members.

V&A Director Martin Roth says: “The V&A is perfectly placed to exhibit the work of a band that is as recognisable for its unique visual imagery as for its music. Pink Floyd is an impressive and enduring British design story of creative success. Alongside creating extraordinary music, they have for over five decades been pioneers in uniting sound and vision, from their earliest 1960s performances with experimental light shows, through their spectacular stadium rock shows, to their consistently iconic album covers”.

“The exhibition will locate them within the history of performance, design and musical production by presenting and complementing the material from Pink Floyd’s own archive with the V&A’s unrivalled collections in architecture, design, graphics and literature”, he adds.

‘The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains’ will open on 13 May 2017 and run for ten weeks until 1 Oct 2017. Tickets are on sale now. More information here.