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Watch Burne-Jones Paintings Brought To Life In Sumptuous Tate Trailer

Watch three paintings by Edward Burne-Jones brought to life in the trailer for the artist's retrospective at the Tate Britain in London. The exhibition is now into its final weeks before its close on 24 February 2019. Born in ...

This Rose-Water Fountain Stunned 18thC Dinner Guests

Of all surviving works of 18th-Century opulence this is one of the most difficult to even imagine in its former glory. On January 11, 1747, the Prime Minister of Saxony and director of the Meissen porcelain factory hosted a grand dinner in his ...

An End to Victorian Eroticism?

The Manchester Art Gallery has removed a painting by the Pre-Raphaelite John William Waterhouse to create a debate on objectifying femininity in historic works. The artistic statement was inspired by the dialogue opened up by the #MeToo campaign ...

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