Arts & Crafts Movement

Medieval Moderns: Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood, Janet’s Review

Medieval Moderns: Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood, Janet’s Review

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Janet Walker reviews Medieval Moderns: The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, which is on display at the National Gallery of Victoria International until 12 July 2015

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

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

The Grammar of Ornament – Inspiring a Taste for the Exotic

The Grammar of Ornament – Inspiring a Taste for the Exotic

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In 1856 Owen Jones published The Grammar of Ornament inspiring a taste for the exotic reflected in Leighton House and The Peacock House at Holland Park, London