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Local Artists Display Blacktip Island’s Pre-Raphaelite Heritage

“The Mirror of Venus” has been reimagined to feature the Eagle Ray Cove dive staff in Marina DeLow’s “Narcissus at the Booby Pond.” The painting, and others, will be on display Saturday at Sandy Bottoms’ Beach Resort. 409 more words

Hail Fair Guinevere

Above: Guinevere by John Collier (1900) Bradford Museums and Galleries, Bradford, U.K.

Leading English artist John Maler Collier  was born on 27 January 1850.  He was a painter in the… 147 more words


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TheThames at Kelmscot

Morris asleep under a tree

The artists coat

Lovely fabrics

Rossetti’s painting of Morris’s wife

Exterior of manor

Fabric design


A Day with the Pre-Raphaelites and the Queen

I can summarize my post in three easy words: I loved today.

In general, I love art and museums. Tate Museum and its serendipitous 19th century people and places tour was simply wonderful. 388 more words

March 13

Rossetti and the doppelgangers

A topic that I have been interested in for some time is the idea of the doppelgänger. And I’m not the only person to be intrigued by the notion of a mysterious double and what it might mean. 452 more words


Tonight at the opera

On Friday week ago I went to London to do two things – to see the pre-Raphaelite paintings in Tate Britain, and to hear Angela Gheorghiu sing. 1,507 more words

Not Shakespeare

Birmingham: The Adventure Part 1

I spent the first half of my day in Birmingham on optimum tourist mode. That is to say that I hit the touristy parts of town, namely the Library of Birmingham and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. 599 more words