photography

Special William Morris Society Tour of The Pre-Raphaelite Lens Exhibition at the National Gallery

SPECIAL WILLIAM MORRIS SOCIETY EXHIBITION TOUR The Pre-Raphaelite Lens:British Photography and Painting, 1848–1875National Gallery of Art, Washington, DCSaturday, 15 January 2011 Members and friends are invited to a special tour with the exhibition’s curator, Diane Waggoner. Join us for lunch after. The Pre-Raphaelite Lens is the first survey of British art photography focusing on the …

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Website for Facing the Late Victorians

A follow-up to one of our earlier posts: there is now a website for the Facing the Late Victorians: Portraits of Writers and Artists from the Mark Samuels Lasner exhibition at the Henry B. Plant Museum, Tampa, FL. The exhibition, which contains portraits of Edward Burne-Jones, William and May Morris, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Algernon Swinburne, …

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Frederick Evans’s Photographs of Kelmsoctt Manor Featured in Exhibition

A series of wonderful photographs of Kelmscott Manor are featured in a new exhibition, A Record of Emotion: The Photographs of Frederick H. Evans, on view at the Getty Center in Los Angeles from 2 February through 6 June 2010. Frederick H. Evans (British, 1853–1943) was best known for his photographs of medieval cathedrals, such …

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Facing the Late Victorians Exhibition at the Henry B. Plant Museum, Tampa, FL

When the Tampa Bay Hotel opened in 1891, hotel guests were reading Robert Louis Stevenson, Thomas Hardy, and George Eliot and talking about the latest paintings by James McNeill Whistler and John Singer Sargent. They congregated on the veranda and in the Grand Salon to recite the poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson and chuckled with …

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