Thorsell Spirit House, Free

VIKTOR&ROLF DOLLS features 31 Victorian porcelain dolls, dressed in impeccably crafted, miniaturized versions of Viktor&Rolf's historic couture designs, parading on a scaled catwalk.  The Dutch designers have styled these iconic dolls, roughly 65 centimetres tall, as hand-crafted archival replicas of their creations, right down to eye colour, hair, and makeup. For this show, the designers created a new and unique platform and environment specifically for the ROM's Thorsell Spirit House.

Viktor&Rolf are widely recognized and respected for their quirky sensibility, conceptual glamour, and provocative creations. Among the most notable presentation of Viktor&Rolf’s work was their 15th anniversary retrospective, The House of Viktor&Rolf, staged at the Barbican Art Gallery in London. 

The exhibition is free and open during regular Museum hours.

Presented as part of Luminato Festival 2013.

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Viktor&Rolf Dolls Come to the ROM, by Alexandra Palmer, Senior Curator, Nora E. Vaughan Fashion Costume Curatorship



Alexandra Palmer

Senior Curator, Nora E. Vaughan Fashion Costume Curatorship


Comment by Joanna

great exhibiton!!!
I visited your exebition and took pictures of the dolls. Am I allowed to put my pictures of the dolls on my privat blog?
Thanks so much!
Kind regard