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For my Studying HE Research assignment I decided to look at the painting of Ophelia.
I have always been intrigued by the painting as a print of it hung in my friends dining room and I recall the first time I saw it at the Tate Britain being marvelled at the brilliance of the colour and detail. 620 more words
1848. Uprisings were happening all across Europe. In Victorian England, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was formed. It’s self-proclaimed purpose was to reintroduce the lofty principles of the art of the Italian Renaissance as practiced prior to Raphael and those inspired by him. 515 more words
The meaning of Rossetti’s bittersweet spring poem
‘Spring’ is not one of Christina Rossetti’s best-known poems, but it is a fine poem about springtime. Rossetti (1830-94) celebrates the new life that the spring brings, as all of the ‘hidden life’ beneath the earth ‘springs’ into action, bursting forth upon the scene. 501 more words
Whilst it is the major, blockbuster exhibitions like the current Charles I, King and Collector at the Royal Academy which receive most of the public’s attention, there remains an important role for smaller, focused exhibitions like Reflections, now showing at the National Gallery. 540 more words
The above Pre-Raphaelite masterpiece back on public display after its temporary removal.
The painting – part of Manchester gallery’s highly prized collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings – was temporarily removed from display as part of a project the gallery is working on with the contemporary artist Sonia Boyce, in the build-up to a solo exhibition of her work at the gallery opening on 23 March 2018. 233 more words