Morris in The Time Traveller’s Wife

I didn’t see the film, The Time Traveller’s Wife, nor did I particularly want to. Audrey Niffenegger’s 2003 novel is he kind of book which would only be ruined in by cinematic treatment. Leave it in my memory as a wonderful read, unsullied by a director’s interpretation, actors’ voices, and the simplification and manipulation which …

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The Pre-Raphaelite Online Resource

It is almost inconceivable that one institution could have as many as 2,300 works by the Pre-Raphaelites and their associates, and perhaps even more unbelievable that all of them could be digitized and made available online. Yet it’s true. All of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery’s massive collection—paintings and drawings major, minor, iconic, and …

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Save the Date! Useful and Beautiful Conference in Delaware, October 2010

Save the Date!Useful and Beautiful:The Transatlantic Arts of William Morris and the Pre-Raphaelites7–9 October 2010Newark and Wilmington, DEA conference and related exhibitions, 7-9 October 2010, at the University of Delaware (Newark, DE) and at the Delaware Art Museum and the Winterthur Museum and Country Estate (Wilmington, DE). Organized with the assistance of the William Morris …

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William Morris 175 Anniversary Celebrations

To mark the 175th anniversary of William Morris, the William Morris Society is holding William Morris 175 Anniversary Celebrations on the weekend of 4–6 September at Kelmscott House in London. Combining elements of a scholarly conference, a museum visit, a music and drama festival, an arts workshop, and a social gathering, this one-of-a-kind event is …

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