William Morris and the Arts and Crafts movement

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The Arts and Crafts movement in the United Kingdom, lead by William Morris posed important questions about the socio-political position of the designer in society. Morris’ ideas about the place of design in society was influenced by the aesthetic ideas of John Ruskin and the socio-economic critique of capitalism by Karl Marx.

John William Waterhouse The Lady of Shalott painting is shipped worldwide,including stretched canvas and framed art.This John William Waterhouse The Lady of Shalott painting is available at custom size. John William Waterhouse, Pre Raphaelite Paintings, John Everett Millais, The Lady Of Shalott, Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood, Oeuvre D'art, Love Art, Les Oeuvres, Art History

‘The Lady of Shalott’, John William Waterhouse, 1888 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘The Lady of Shalott’, John William Waterhouse, 1888 The Lady of Shalott is a poem by Alfred Tennyson, written 50 years before Waterhouse painted this picture. The Lady of Shalott is cursed and forced to stay in a tower. She is only allowed to look at the world through a reflection in the mirror. One day, she sees a knight, Sir Lancelot, and falls in love with him. She ignores the curse and leaves the tower to find him, which results in her death. Lady of Shalott’s story can…

Dante Gabriel Rossetti: Proserpina (an ancient Roman goddess whose cult, myths and mysteries were based on those of Greek Persephone and her mother Demeter, the Greek goddess of grain and agriculture. Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Pre Raphaelite Paintings, John Everett Millais, Statue Antique, Oil Canvas, Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood, Edward Burne Jones, Lewis Carroll, Persephone

‘Proserpine’, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1874 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘Proserpine’, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1874 on display at Tate Britain. In the classical myth Proserpine was kidnapped by Pluto, the god of the underworld, to be his wife. Eating food from the underworld would cause a living person to stay there forever. Proserpine ate six pomegranate seeds, and so Pluto confined her to his kingdom six months of each year. She is shown here eating a pomegranate which symbolises captivity. Jane Morris (née Burden) modelled for Proserpine. She…

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William Morris - The Arts and Crafts Movement

William Morris is best known for his pattern designs which look to nature for their inspiration. He was a leading member of the Arts and Crafts Movement.

Rose and Teardrop, textile design, Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow.In the United Kingdom Art Nouveau developed out of the Arts and Crafts Movement. The most important centre in Britain was Glasgow with the creations of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Arts And Crafts Movement, Textile Design, Fabric Design, Charles Mackintosh, Charles Rennie Mackintosh Designs, Azulejos Art Nouveau, Design Art Nouveau, Jugendstil Design, Glasgow School Of Art

Charles Rennie Mackintosh - Arts & Crafts Home

A wide range of information and references to inspire your love of Arts & Crafts, including book, hotel and visiting recommendations, antiques and architectural listings.

Nuka glazed faceted vase, by Shoji Hamada Japanese Ceramics, Japanese Pottery, Modern Ceramics, Japanese Art, Glazes For Pottery, Ceramic Pottery, Ceramic Tableware, Arts And Crafts Movement, Victoria And Albert Museum

Vase | Hamada, Shoji | V&A Explore The Collections

Bottle, stoneware with faceted sides, off-white glaze, Japan, Mashiko, by Hamada Shoji, circa 1931

Dish, red stoneware painted in white slip under a yellowish clear glaze, by Kawai Kanjiro, Japan, about Museum Number Japanese Pottery, Japanese Art, Japanese Ceramics, Pottery Plates, Pottery Art, William Morris, Arts And Crafts Movement, Victoria And Albert Museum, Tea Bowls

V&A · Arts and Crafts

Inspired by the reformist passion of figures such as William Morris and John Ruskin, the Arts and Crafts movement had a huge effect on Victorian society. Its advocates looked to history and to the countryside to counteract the damaging effects of industrial production, developing a quietly revolutionary new take on domestic design.

Artwork page for ‘Resurrection’, Eric Gill, 1917 Bible Illustrations, Illustration Art, Spiritual Images, Biblical Art, Easter Art, Arts And Crafts Movement, Sacred Art, Religious Art, Printmaking

‘Resurrection’, Eric Gill, 1917 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘Resurrection’, Eric Gill, 1917

One of the famous painting of Ophelia drowning in Hamlet Act IV, Scene VII by British artist Sir John Everett Millais, completed between 1851 and Hoe, Ellen. “The Meaning Of 'Ophelia' By John Everett Millais. Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Google Art Project, William Blake, William Morris, William Hughes, John Everett Millais Ophelia, Ophelia Painting, Elizabeth Siddal, Art History

‘Ophelia’, Sir John Everett Millais, Bt, 1851–2 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘Ophelia’, Sir John Everett Millais, Bt, 1851–2 on display at Tate Britain. This work shows the death of Ophelia, a scene from Shakespeare’s play Hamlet. Many Victorian painters like Millais used Shakespeare’s plays as inspiration. Hamlet murders Ophelia’s father, and she is so upset she falls into a stream and downs. The flowers she is holding were chosen for their meanings. The poppies symbolise death. The background was painted from real life. When this picture was made…

'Typefaces', 1897 (printed page) by William Morris. Morris designed and cut the typefaces, ornamental borders and title pages for the Kelmscott press. (influenced by Gothic styles) Arts And Crafts Movement, William Morris Art, Edward Burne Jones, Victorian Design, Printed Pages, Word Pictures, Book Projects, Art Graphique, Letterpress

William Morris - The Arts and Crafts Movement

William Morris is best known for his pattern designs which look to nature for their inspiration. He was a leading member of the Arts and Crafts Movement.

Selwyn Image, title page to the Century Guild Hobby Horse, Packing it with detail, image designed a "page within a page" that reflects the medieval preoccupation of the Arts and Crafts Movement. William Morris, Arts And Crafts Movement, Design Movements, Art And Craft Design, Hobby Horse, Bookbinding, Art Forms, Book Design, Art Nouveau

William Morris - The Arts and Crafts Movement

William Morris is best known for his pattern designs which look to nature for their inspiration. He was a leading member of the Arts and Crafts Movement.

The Golden Stairs - Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1880 pre-raphaelite-brotherhood Maurice Denis, Art Nouveau, Pre Raphaelite Paintings, John Everett Millais, Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood, Edward Burne Jones, John William Waterhouse, Tate Britain, Victorian Art

‘The Golden Stairs’, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt, 1880 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘The Golden Stairs’, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt, 1880 on display at Tate Britain. This painting is an example of Burne-Jones’s interest in investigating a mood rather than telling a story. He deliberately made his pictures mysterious and the meaning of this work has been debated by critics. One suggestion is that the staircase, without visible beginning or end, represents continuous movement. Models for the painting include Frances Graham, daughter of Burne-Jones’s…

Place of origin: Glasgow, Scotland (made) Date: (designed) Artist/Maker: Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, born 1868 - died 1928 (designer) Materials and Techniques: [Chair] Stained oak [Drop-in seat] Upholstery Mackintosh Chair, Mackintosh Furniture, Upholstery Trim, Furniture Upholstery, Upholstery Cushions, Upholstery Cleaning, Art Nouveau, Art Deco Chair, Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Chair | Mackintosh, Charles Rennie | V&A Explore The Collections

High-backed oak chair, drop-in upholstered seat, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Britain, 1897-1900

The Nature of Gothic, by John Ruskin; printed by the Kelmscott Press John Ruskin, Clark Art, Design Movements, Victorian Art, Arts And Crafts Movement, William Morris, Cover Design, New Books, Author

Research Guides: Fine Printing and Printing History: Great Britain

Research Guides: Fine Printing and Printing History: Great Britain

William Morris - Peacock and Bird Carpet. 410 x 410 cm, Hand-knotted woollen pile on cotton warp, William Morris Gallery, London Borough of Waltham Forest William Morris Patterns, William Morris Art, Inchies, Vintage Floral Wallpapers, Edward Burne Jones, Tate Britain, Shabby, Textiles, Pre Raphaelite

Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde – Exhibition at Tate Britain | Tate

Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde: Tate Britain exhibition until 13 January 2013 bringing together over 150 works in different media, including painting, sculpture, photography and the applied arts

Morris & Co. - A Morris & Co. stained glass window to a design by Edward Burne-Jones installed in Malmesbury Abbey. The window shows characteristic themes based on Arthurian legends. Medieval Stained Glass, Stained Glass Angel, Faux Stained Glass, Stained Glass Windows, Window Glass, Roi Arthur, King Arthur, Religious Paintings, Religious Art

William Scott Luce Window Malmesbury Abbey. The window is from the company of Morris & Co. to a design by Sir Edward Burne-Jones. The window is in memory of William Scott Luce, 2nd Lieutenant of the Royal Field Artillery. Luce was killed in action during the Second Boer war at Diamond Hill on 11th June 1900.