Pre Raphealite Brotherhood

The Failure of Sir Gawaine: Sir Gawaine and Sir Uwaine at the Ruined Chapel, Number 4 of the Holy Grail tapestries woven by Morris & Co. 1891-94 for Stanmore Hall

Tapestry Tales – Weaving the Threads of Destiny

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In Greek Mythology the three Goddesses of Destiny and Fate were recorded in many formats, including tapestries that depicted them weaving the threads of destiny

Flaming June Crop

The Aesthetic Movement – England’s Beautiful Cult of its Own

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The 19th century Aesthetic Movement in England drove a generation of artists and artisans musicians and architects to create beautiful and thought provoking works

Paddington 1030

English Country Style – Understated Georgian Grace

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Designer John Fowler extracted the essence of eighteenth century interior style, added nineteenth century comfort to create an ‘eclectic’ English Country Style

Pre-Raphealite

Pre-Raphealite

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In 1848 seven creative proficients Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti, William Holman Hunt, James Collinson, John Everett Millais, Frederic George Stephens, and Thomas Woolner came together to form the Pre-Raphealite Brotherhood. They wanted to develop a naturalistic style of art, outside the rules and conventions drilled into students at…

Poetry of Drawing – Capturing Society and holding it Captive

Poetry of Drawing – Capturing Society and holding it Captive

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At the Art Gallery of NSW until the 4th September 2011, The Poetry of Drawing is an Exhibition of the designs, studies and watercolours of the British Pre-Raphealite Brotherhood.