William Morris
British, 1834-1896
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William Morris
British, 1834-1896
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Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

William Morris’s designs for fabrics, wallpaper, and other decorative arts revolutionized Victorian …

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William Morris’s designs for fabrics, wallpaper, and other decorative arts revolutionized Victorian taste and contributed to the revival of traditional textile arts, generating the Arts and Crafts Movement in England. As a student at Oxford, Morris was deeply influenced by John Ruskin’s writings on architecture, and …

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