Interesting Essay by In the Frame Blog

William Morris is best known for his popular Victorian material prints that were widespread in England’s homes by the end of the 19th century. How did previously elitist culture manage to be accessed by the masses in such a classist society? Morris, like Wedgewood and William Blake, had a deep belief that art and culture should […]

via William Morris – the philosophy of an artist — In The Frame

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One thought on “Interesting Essay by In the Frame Blog

  1. Rosaliene Bacchus

    “Morris, like Wedgewood and William Blake, had a deep belief that art and culture should be accessible and, most of all, affordable to people at all levels of society – it was important for people’s well-being – certainly true I would argue – particularly in an otherwise oppressive age of industrialisation and hard labour with few common rights.”

    ~ I agree. Now, the American government threatens to stop funding the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) !

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