Art that is Life

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The Sydney Fair 2017 – Focusing on Movements in Modernism


The Sydney Fair invites simplicity of line enthusiasts from May 25 – 28, 2017 in the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, Sydney for a sale suiting all budgets

The Arming and Departure of the Knights. Number 2 of the Holy Grail tapestries woven by Morris & Co. 1891-94 for Stanmore Hall - detail

William Morris, The Arts & Craft Movement – Art That Is Life


William Morris (1834-1896) became spiritual leader of a revival in arts and crafts, which encompassed all the visual arts, including architecture and interiors

A model presents a creation for Chanel during the 2016-2017 fall/winter Haute Couture collection fashion show on July 5, 2016 in Paris. / AFP / PATRICK KOVARIK/Getty Images

Fashion – Is It More Than a Frock asks Carolyn McDowall?


Costume encompasses all that we wear and today reflects a society in which privacy has been stripped bare – so what is fashion, is it more than a frock?