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National Portrait Gallery

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 11:45

Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy 1860-1960 opening this week at National Portrait Gallery

 

Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy 1860-1960  looks at William Morris's career as a portrait painter, exploring the work of the great Victorian artist, craftsman, designer, poet and visionary thinker. The exhibition, hosted in our largest exhibition space, will feature iconic objects including furniture, textiles and ceramics alongside portraits of artists and craftsmen from Morris’s inner circle including radical architect Philip Webb and furniture maker Ernest Gimson.

This beautiful exhibition offers the perfect backdrop for an event during the autumn months and over the festive period. To host a Private View of this exhibition contact venuehire@npg.org.uk for further information.

 

Image credits: William Morris by George Fredric Watts, 1870 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Regency in the Weldon Galleries © National Portrait Gallery, London