• Elizabeth Siddal,  Jane Burden Morris,  News

    A discussion of Pre-Raphaelite women on BBC Radio 4

    Women’s Hour visits the Pre-Raphaelite exhibit at the Tate to discuss the female Pre-Raphaelite artists.  I am pleased with the the attention paid to Elizabeth Siddal. In particular, her illustration of The Lady of Shalott is given a nice bit of attention.  They also talk about Rosa Brett, Jane Burden Morris and May Morris.  You can listen online (it doesn’t seem to…

  • Exhibits

    Pre-Raphaelites in Stockholm

    Press release from Nationalmuseum in Stockholm December 19th, 2008 In the coming spring, the National Museum in Stockholm will present an exhibition devoted to the pictorial world of the Pre-Raphaelites. This group of nineteenth-century English artists sought inspiration in mediaeval art. Their style is characterized by a conscious striving for beauty, existential themes and moral seriousness. Frank Cadogan Cowper, Vanity…

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    JW Waterhouse Royal Academy Exhibit

    Link: The Royal Academy has announced a 2009 exhibit of 40 Waterhouse paintings. Sketches and drawings will be shown as well. June 27 – Sept. 13. From the Royal Academy website: “The exhibition will consider how Waterhouse’s paintings reflect his engagement with contemporary issues ranging from medievalism and the classical heritage to spiritualism and the New Woman. Born the year…

  • Exhibits

    Holman Hunt/Pre-Raphaelite Vision Begins Saturday

    Holman Hunt and the Pre-Raphaelite Vision Saturday 11 October 2008 – Sunday 11 January 2009 Manchester Art Gallery FREE This autumn Manchester Art Gallery stages the first international exhibition in over 40 years dedicated to the life and work of Pre-Raphaelite master William Holman Hunt. For the first time ever, you can see all three versions of Hunt’s world famous…