TITLE

William Morris, maker

AUTHOR(S)
Tillinghast, Richard
PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
New Criterion;Feb2014, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the life, career, and work of the British artist and textile designer William Morris. Topics include the designs of wallpaper from the Morris and Co. decorative arts retail company, Morris' writing of Christmas carols, Morris' views concerning industrialization, and Morris' relationship with the artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
ACCESSION #
94342485

 

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