Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde | Tate

If you enjoyed the TV series you might enjoy the real thing. the pre-Raphaelites are coming to Tate Britain in September.

Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde | Tate.


“Combining rebellion, beauty, scientific precision and imaginative grandeur, thePre-Raphaelites constitute Britain’s first modern art movement. This exhibition brings together over 150 works in different media, including painting, sculpture, photography and the applied arts, revealing the Pre-Raphaelites to be advanced in their approach to every genre.” says the blurb.

Actually, although the Brotherhood were seen as revolutionary in their day, nowadays they look remarkably conventional especially when compared with other “revolutionary” artists. Nevertheless I will go!

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