www, Your Hypeness

Royal Endeavors – The Victoria and Albert Museum

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Hello, my Imperial Unicorns!!! 💜👑💜

Welcome to my fabulous Royal Endeavors episode dedicated to one of the greatest museums I have ever visited – The Victoria and Albert Museum – which happens to be the world largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing an impressive permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects – it is absolutely free, perfectly outstanding and moreover, located in my new favorite city in the world, London – my darling!

The V&A was founded in 1852 and named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. It is located in the Brompton district of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, in an area that has become known as “Albertopolis” because of its association with Prince Albert, the Albert Memorial and the major cultural institutions with which he was associated. These include the Natural History Museum, which will be the subject of yet another fascinating Royal Endeavors, the Science Museum and the Royal Albert Hall. The museum is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Like other national British museums, entrance to the museum has been free since 2001. 

Its collection spans 5,000 years of art, from ancient times to the present day, from the cultures of Europe, North America, Asia and North Africa. The holdings of ceramics, glass, textiles, costumes, silver, ironwork, jewelry, furniture, medieval objects, sculpture, prints and printmaking, drawings and photographs are among the largest and most comprehensive in the world.

The museum owns the world’s largest collection of post-classical sculpture, with the holdings of Italian Renaissance items being the largest outside Italy. The departments of Asia include Art from South Asia, China, Japan, Korea and the Islamic world. The East Asian collections are among the best in Europe, with particular strengths in ceramics and metalwork, while the Islamic collection is amongst the largest in the Western World. Overall, it is one of the largest museums in the world.

Prince Albert’s wish was to create a museum that would improve British industry by displaying works of art and design to educate and inspire designers, manufacturers and the public. Today, many of the UK’s national collections are housed at the V&A, alongside some of the most outstanding examples of architecture, fashion, painting, textiles and theatre and performance works. 

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God, Grace, The Universe

On the Principles of Slaying.

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The Annunciation: The Angel Gabriel By Gaudenzio Ferrari (before 1511) – The National Gallery, London.

“People like to be around those who give off Positive Energy.”
– Erin Heatherton

Hello, darlings!

It’s the 1st of May, a delightful free-from-work Monday for the majority of people all across the globe – the Sun is casting its brilliance on national barbecues frying traditional sausages all over Romania (also known as “littles” lol), adding a touch of Gold to the working men off duty plastic bottled beers.
As much as I would like to keep it simple (and I don’t), the socialist meaning of such an important feast does not comfort me, therefore I did a little side-searching on the elevated spiritual significance of this day to comfort my thirst for Art and Beauty.
Of course, the results of my search are much more appealing than your barbecue (d/g)rill – “Seek and you will Find” – thanks to God – I didn’t necessarily want to conform to the sausage inauguration today, instead I went with the Wiki flow in order to honor May Day as the popular secular celebration it has become since pre-Christianity, celebrating the traditional Crowning of the Queen of May. (yes, that is definitely proper information for me!)

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Collabs, Your Hypeness

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Channeling Cosmic Beauty since I was born – Carol Park.

Hello, my cute penguins! 🐧🐧🐧

It’s been a while since I have enchanted your 5D aural vision last with my futuristic 2k15 eclectic electric eccentric collaborations – of course, this magical black and white episode is an exclusive Hats on Clouds “When in Doubt, Wear Black and White” limited edition editorial, superbly lensed by Volker Vogue and one of my highly appreciated non-chromatic online appearances by now. No wonder lol. 🐼🐼🐼

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www, Your Hypeness

Royal Endeavors – The Crown Anniversary

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The Royal Agenda – Peles Castle, Sinaia.

Hello darlings,

Have I mentioned my Royal adventure? I believe not, therefore please allow me to spread Light upon the wonderful invitation I was honored to address this month on the 10th of May – The Romanian Royalty Day. If you are not informed on the major historical significance of this national holiday, I strongly recommend raising your Awareness.

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