Tag: Evelyn De Morgan

  • Evelyn De Morgan: A Luminous Rebel in Victorian Art

    Evelyn De Morgan: A Luminous Rebel in Victorian Art

    Evelyn De Morgan (1855-1919) was a luminary in Victorian art, a period renowned for its strict social norms and conservative aesthetic values. As a woman and an artist, De Morgan was an anomaly in her era, characterized not only by her exceptional talent but also by her willingness to challenge the status quo both in…

  • The Impact of Mythology and Literature on Pre-Raphaelite Imagery

    The Impact of Mythology and Literature on Pre-Raphaelite Imagery

    The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, established in 1848, marked a profound departure from the conventional artistic norms of the Victorian era. Table of Contents Introduction Literary Foundations of the Pre-Raphaelite Movement Mythological Themes Across Different Artists Dante Gabriel Rossetti: A Case Study Reflecting the Contemporary Through Myth Conclusion Questions and Answers   Introduction Founded by Dante Gabriel…

  • Exploring Dark Paintings through the Ages

    Exploring Dark Paintings through the Ages

    “Exploring Dark Paintings through the Ages” embarks on a journey across time, showcasing thirteen seminal works that encapsulate the allure of the dark and the enigmatic in art.   Table of Contents Introduction The Middle Ages and Renaissance “Death and the Miser” by Hieronymus Bosch Baroque “Judith Slaying Holofernes” by Artemisia Gentileschi Romanticism “The Nightmare”…