Pre-Raphaelites

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Pre-Raphaelite muses resurrected in Rhode Island cemetery

The artist Piotr Uklanski raises the spirits of the real-life women behind tragic paintings, such as Elizabeth Siddall, Annie Miller, Emma Jones and Jane Morris, at Belmont Chapel in Newport

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Redefining Botticelli—from Post-Modernism to soft porn

Does putting the Renaissance artist's work in a modern context enhance or diminish his art?

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Dread Scott’s slave revolt reenactment. Plus, Pre-Raphaelite Sisters

The US artist on his two-day performance in Louisiana and the role of women in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Produced in association with Bonhams

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The scientific brotherhood: Pre-Raphaelite art put under the microscope

The Victorian artist group explored the connections between art and scientific observation to enhance art’s moral purpose

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Civil War references hide in plain sight in American pre-Raphaelite art

Landscapes on view at the National Gallery contain hidden historical clues

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Picture perfect: a 'sumptuous' book on Pre-Raphaelite stained glass

While its terminology is unsteady, the scholarship and production values of this sequel volume are exceptional

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Andrew Lloyd Webber to lend works to Tate Britain’s Edward Burne-Jones show

The musical impresario, who has long collected Victorian artists, is understood to be anonymously lending half a dozen works by the Pre-Raphaelite

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Book Review: The first in-depth study of Pre-Raphaelite stained glass

Angels and Icons is an important contribution to Pre-Raphaelite studies and a welcome addition to scholarship on post-Medieval stained glass in Britain

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National Gallery

The big hole in Britain’s National Gallery: Bring back the Victorians

The omission of paintings by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood could be rectified by judicious loans

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Book Review: Ford Madox Brown’s moment

This catalogue is the first comprehensive examination of the pre-Raphaelite artist’s career for half a century

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Letters

Disputing the origins of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

“W.M. Rossetti’s letters provide ample evidence that he was the energiser in the Pre-Raphaelites”

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Tate Britain

Exhibition explores the avant-garde aspects of the conservative Pre-Raphaelites

The Pre-Raphaelite movement was conservative: “back to the future” might well have been its motto

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Books: Rossetti’s fascination with women’s bodies and Dadd’s madness are investigated

Libido and lunacy — the obsessions of two artists

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Book Review: A decade of change between the Pre-Raphaelites and the Aesthetic movement

An excellently wrought assessment of the cast of characters that defined the mid-19th century

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Books: The end of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

The complete correspondence of the pre-Raphaelite painter and poet has reached the last of its nine volumes

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The Pre-Raphaelites: three down, two to go

Ford Madox Brown joins Rossetti and Holman Hunt as fully documented

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Books: What does Pre-Raphaelite mean?

This collection of essays questions how we understand the terms Pre-Raphaelite, Pre-Raphaelitism and the Pre-Raphaelite Movement

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Books: William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones presented in an unfamiliar light

Collaboration and contradiction in the Pre-Raphaelite world

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Council's Pre-Raphaelite collection saved for public display

London's Hammersmith & Fulham was considering selling the works

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Tate Britain

Lord Leighton's masterpiece Flaming June to go on display at Tate Britain

The painting will be loaned by Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico as it refurbishes its gallery, along with Burne-Jones' Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon

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This book argues that John Everett Millais’ later works deserve as much attention as his pre-Raphaelite paintings

Not as bad as he has been made out to be

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Pre-Raphaelites

Books: Forgotten lives revived and careers reassessed as lesser-known Pre-Raphaelites are reconsidered

Reconsiderations of Simeon Solomon, Marie Spartali and William James Stillman

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Museums

Watts Gallery to sell pre-Raphaelite paintings

Money is needed to ensure the long-term survival of the institution set up by Victorian artist G.F. Watts

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Books: Two books attempt to correct views of pre-Raphaelite art—held by no one

Traditional understandings of the brotherhood are addressed, again

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Shepherd & Derom Galleries bring English Romantic Art to New York

The star of this show is the elegant portrait by Will Powell Frith of Annie Gambart

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Collectors

Andrew Lloyd Webber as collector: A Henry Tate for the 21st century?

The man behind hit musicals such as “Cats” and “The Phantom of the Opera” has been buying Victorian art assiduously for the last 40 years. This month his extraordinary collection goes on public view at the Royal Academy

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New exhibition 'The pre-Raphaelite dream' rocks the Art Gallery of Western Australia

The paintings and drawings on show in Perth are on loan from the Tate collection

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Pre-Raphaelite and other masters: the Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection, The Royal Academy

The show fills the slot of a cancelled exhibition of antiquities on loan from Egypt

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National Trust

National Trust buys William Morris’s house

Red House, Bexleyheath, to be preserved for the nation

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National Trust

William Morris’s house for the National Trust?

National Trust considers acquiring the Red House, Bexleyheath

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A Frederick Sandys exhibition celebrates the re-opening of the Castle Museum

The Victorian age was fascinated by hair, as these paintings show

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Tate's exhibition explores the modernity of Ruskin's views on art

His support of modern art was characterised by a missionary zeal

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Lloyd Webber pre-Raphaelite export exhortation

The 300 paintings and drawings include works by Millais, Holman Hunt, Rossetti and Burne-Jones

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A trio of nineteenth-century paintings shows in England

The Tate Gallery proposes the origins in British art of Symbolism, the Royal Academy investigates fairies, while Manchester presents women Pre-Raphaelites

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William Morris any way you like at the V&A

A major survey that leaves interpretation of his achievements to the visitor

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Art market

First exhibition of pre-Raphaelite sculpture

The response to the first critical study of this subject has been enthusiastic