William Morris was an English textile designer, poet and novelist, he was a real Victorian artist, writer and visionary thinker. He was born in 1834 and he died in 1896. Morris had a major role to the revival of the traditional British textile arts and its production as well.
The Anarchy and Beauty exhibition will help the visitors to explore more about William Morris, his life and his work as well. At the exhibition visitors can have a closer look on his concept of ‘art of people’ through several portraits, personal items and countless objects from Morris. Most of the exhibits are displayed the first time to the audience. This is the first major exhibition of William Morris and his fascinating work.
The exhibition also presents some of the original furnitures and textiles designed and owned by William Morris. At the exhibition visitors can discover more on the work of Morris contemporaries including Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Edward Burne-Jones. The Anarchy and Beauty exhibition will be shown at National Portrait Gallery in London. The exhibition will be held from 16th October 2014 until 11th January 2015.
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