This book celebrates the 125th anniversary of Morris's death, the most in-depth illustrated review of his impressive accomplishments. Morris was a multifaceted artist, excelling as a poet, social activist, conservationist, and businessman. Contributions from multiple experts explore his art in its time, as well as its lasting legacy. Morris, founder of the Arts & Crafts Movement, shifted Victorian England away from industrialization to craftsmanship. His designs remain popular and respected today. Chapters include painting, church decoration, interior decoration, furniture, tiles, tableware, wallpaper, textiles, calligraphy, and publishing. Also included: chronology of Morris' life and list of works.
Includes 600 color illustrations.
Hardcover / 432 pages
Dimensions: 9.6" x 11.4"