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William Morris_Dr Julian Beecroft, Helen Elletson_9781787553071_Flame Tree PublishingSKU: 9781787553071 Supplier: Flame Tree Publishing
Author: Dr Julian Beecroft, Helen Elletson
Format: Paperback | 352 pages
Dimensions: 160 x 170 x 23mm | 400g
Publication date: 29 Aug 2019
The popularity and influence of William Morris cannot be underestimated - a man of many talents, he was a poet, writer, social campaigner, artist, designer and, with his Kelmscott Press, a fine book printer and publisher. A hugely important figure of the Arts and Crafts movement, he is best known for his superior wallpaper and textile designs, intricately weaving together natural motifs in highly stylized two-dimensional patterns with medieval influences. Organized into five sections - Life, Inspiration & Influences, Media & Techniques, Politics & Society and Arts & Crafts - The World's Greatest Art: William Morris enables the reader to consider Morris from different angles and contexts, providing a broader understanding of this great artist.