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William Morris and his Palace of Art: Architecture, Interiors and Design at Red House
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William Morris and his Palace of Art: Architecture, Interiors and Design at Red House (Hardback)

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William Morris and his Palace of Art is a comprehensive new study of Red House, Bexleyheath; the only house commissioned by William Morris and the first independent architectural work of his close friend, Philip Webb. Morris moved in to Red House as an ebullient young man of 26, with an independent income and a head brimming with ideas and the persistent question of 'how best to live? Red House, together with its Pre-Raphaelite garden, stands as the physical embodiment of his exuberant spirit, youthful ambition, passionate medievalism, creativity and great sense of possibility. For five intense years from 1860-5, it was a place of halcyon days - happy family life, loyal friendship, good humoured competition, and the jovial campaign of decorating; furnishing the house and designing the garden. Drawing on a wealth of new physical evidence, this book argues that Red House constitutes an ambitious and critical chapter in his design history. It will re-consider the inspiration it provided for the founding of 'the Firm' of Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. (later Morris & Co.)

, in 1861, and the vital collaboration of Webb, Burne-Jones, Rossetti and their intimate circle in realising Morris's dream for his house.

Architecture & DesignArchitectureResidential buildings, domestic buildingsArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt formsDecorative artsArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesHistory of art: from c 1900 -Home & GardenInterior designProfessional Interior Design Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd Publication Date: 30/06/2018 ISBN-13: 9781781300558  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Tessa Wild is a curator and writer specialising in the nineteenth century. Educated at Cambridge University and the Courtauld Institute of Art, she worked as a curator with the National Trust from 1998 to 2015. She was curator of Red House from its acquisition by the National Trust in 2003 until 2015, during which time she led a major research programme on the house. She has lectured and published widely on the subject and was awarded a Paul Mellon Mid-Career Fellowship in 2016 to undertake further research on Morris and Red House.

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