Archive for July, 2011

The Poetry of Drawing: Pre-Raphaelite Designs, Studies and Watercolours

The Art Gallery of New South Wales

18 June – 4 September 2011

The Poetry of Drawing exhibition includes rarely seen works by the original members of the Brotherhood: Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais and William Holman Hunt; alongside works by their followers and associates such as John Ruskin, Edward Burne-Jones, Frederick Sandys, Simeon Solomon and William Morris.

This major exhibition includes over 140 works – drawings, sketches, watercolours, illustrations and designs for textiles and stained glass – exploring the central role played by drawing in the artists’ creative process.

This is a unique opportunity to view important works from the renowned collection of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

At the Art Gallery of New South Wales until 4 September.


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