William Morris (The World's Greatest Art)

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The popularity and influence of William Morris cannot be underestimated – a man of many talents, he was a poet, writer, social campaigner, artist, designer and, with his Kelmscott Press, a fine book printer and publisher. A hugely important figure of the Arts and Crafts movement, he is best known for his superior wallpaper and textile designs, intricately weaving together natural motifs in highly stylized two-dimensional patterns with medieval influences. Organized into five sections – Life, Inspiration & Influences, Media & Techniques, Politics & Society and Arts & Crafts – The World’s Greatest Art: William Morris enables the reader to consider Morris from different angles and contexts, providing a broader understanding of this great artist.

Helen Elletson (foreword) has been Curator of the William Morris Society’s collection at Kelmscott House since 2000. She is also the Manager and Curator of Emery Walker’s House. Helen wrote A History of Kelmscott House in 2009 and Highlights from the William Morris Society’s Collection in 2015, as well as publishing articles in magazines and books on the collections of both houses.

Julian Beecroft (author) is a freelance writer specializing in art and cultural history. For Flame Tree, he has written books on Monet, Renoir, Dalí, Kahlo and Art Nouveau. He has contributed to The Guardian, The Telegraph, 1843 (The Economist magazine) and The London Magazine.

Súly 0.39 kg
ISBN 978-1787553071
Sorozatcím The World's Greatest Art
Szerző Dr Julian Beecroft, Helen Elletson
Kiadó Flame Tree Illustrated
Kiadás éve 2019
Borító Paperback
Oldalszám és illusztrációk 352 pages
Nyelv English

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