William Morris

byJulian BeecroftForeword byHelen Elletson

August 29, 2019|
William Morris by Julian Beecroft
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The popularity and influence of William Morris cannot be underestimated – a man of many talents, he was a poet, writer, social campaigner, artist, designer and, with his Kelmscott Press, a fine book printer and publisher. A hugely important figure of the Arts and Crafts movement, he is best known for his superior wallpaper and textile designs, intricately weaving together natural motifs in highly stylized two-dimensional patterns with medieval influences. Organized into five sections – Life, Inspiration & Influences, Media & Techniques, Politics & Society and Arts & Crafts – The World’s Greatest Art: William Morris enables the reader to consider Morris from different angles and contexts, providing a broader understanding of this great artist.
Helen Elletson (foreword) has been Curator of the William Morris Society’s collection at Kelmscott House since 2000. She is also the Manager and Curator of Emery Walker’s House. Helen wrote A History of Kelmscott House in 2009 and Highlights from the William Morris Society’s Collection in 2015, as well as publishing a...
Title:William Morris
Product dimensions:352 pages, 6.69 X 6.3 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 6.69 X 6.3 X 1 in
Published:August 29, 2019
Publisher:Flame Tree Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781787553071

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