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Pre-Raphaelite Women

It seems nearly impossible to see an exhibition at Tate Britain without stumbling across yet another piece from their large Pre-Raphaelite collection. I set out to see the new exhibition, … 759 more words


17th June 1898. Sentiment in Art.

Disengaged from the world by basing his art on myth, legend and the Bible, not surprisingly for someone born in 1833 wishing to escape from the growing industrialisation of Britain, by the time Sir Edward Burne-Jones (Bt) died Today in 1898, he had earned a place in the Pantheon of 19thc painters. 408 more words


Pilgrimage to Kelmscott Manor

It’s been a busy few weeks with lots of culture and funtimes! Firstly, a trip to Kelmscott Manor in the depths of the Cotswolds, home of the great man himself, William Morris. 686 more words


Having Patience: Opera Nuova festival opens with G&S

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

“Twenty lovesick maidens we….”

Let romantic melancholy descend, my friends…. Patience may be a virtue, but it’s also a rarely performed 1881 musical satire/ operetta by the redoubtable team of W.S. 199 more words

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The Ideal Beauty in Art and Why it led me to Stop Modelling

Beauty has always been a prominent subject since the beginning of time. Although beauty can be found everywhere and anywhere, with today’s use of social media, the ideal beauty has its negative affects on society especially young people. 776 more words

William Morris and Kelmscott Manor

It is surprising that I’ve never been to Kelmscott Manor before, but this week I went with a group from the Birmingham Midland Institute. I gave a lecture about William Morris while we were travelling, so I spent the preceding week deeply immersed in Morris’s life and work, and it has increased my passion for him. 896 more words


"I loved you first" - A poem by Christina Rosetti

Context: Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children’s poems. Her brother was the famous pre-rapahel painter Dante Rosetti. 290 more words