The mesmerising detail and craftsmanship in a William Morris print is undeniable and his work, which remains in production to this day, carries on the legacy of this monumental artist. But beyond his indelible creativity, Morris’ iconoclast spirit also extended towards poetry, politics, and the publishing industry. It’s telling that a biographer once noted that Morris transformed into “something quite individual” simply through the “force of his genius”.
Learn the full scope of Morris’ cultural and artistic significance in this talk led by expert Helen Elletson, curator of the William Morris Society & Museum, as she sheds light on his influence beyond Victorian Britain. Like his intricate, hypnotic illustrations, Morris’ own life story is one that will take hold on your memory and stay.