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Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World – Getty

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The J. Paul Getty Museum in the Getty Center, Los Angeles, will present a new exhibition May 14 – August 18 – Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World

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Visitors to Versailles 1682-1789, Journeys France – New York

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The exhibition, Visitors to Versailles 1682–1789, moves to The Met Fifth Avenue New York, a journey creator Louis XIV wouldn’t have contemplated in his lifetime

Europe 1600 – 1815 – Art of Fine Living on Show V & A London

Europe 1600 – 1815 – Art of Fine Living on Show V & A London

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On December 9 the V & A at London, will open a new suite of seven galleries with nearly 1100 objects that best tell the story of the evolution of art and design

Anton Venoir Interiors – French Antiques for Fabulous Decor

Anton Venoir Interiors – French Antiques for Fabulous Decor

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For the collector, interior designer and architect looking for investment or significant pieces for contemporary interiors, French antiques do deserve attention

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

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World Textile Trade 1500 -1800 – Pre-Industrial Revolution

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Textiles as a commodity and cultural conflict are both a consequence and a casualty of the effects caused by expansion of European colonial empires 1500 to 1800