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

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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 1833, Burne-Jones rejected the industrial world of the Victorians, looking instead for inspiration from medieval art, religion, myths … Read more

An End to Victorian Eroticism?

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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 that has called upon sexually harassed women to speak out against abuse. The work Hylas and the Nymphs … Read more