Arts & Crafts: Part Two
13 October 2017, 14:00 - 15:30
This is the second part of our day exploring Oxford and Vienna at the turn of the 20th Century through the contemporaneous movements in the visual arts. Matthew Winterbottom, Curator of Nineteenth-Century Decorative Arts at the Ashmolean Museum, gives an illustrated lecture on the Pre-Raphaelites and the Arts and Crafts pioneers, citing examples in the Museum and leading a gallery visit.
See also this morning's tour of Harris Manchester and Exteter College chapels, led by Antony Buxton.
This event is part of a series:
Please click here to view the full Festival brochure. Vienna at the turn of the twentieth century was a vibrant melting pot for music and the arts. Whirling waltzes sat alongside gargantuan symphonies. The height of romanticism had been reached but was nearly exhausted and on the brink of a whole new musical language. Tradition - with Brahms a holder of the torch - ...