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William Morris: The Art of Life and the Life of Art Antony Buxton Monday 20 May 2019

William Morris is rightly celebrated as a designer and craftsman, who as a young man decided to dedicate his life to art to counter the ugly industrial world he saw around him. He was also a deeply reflective man and held passionate views on the quality of life which should be available to all, expressed in his considerable output of poetry and political writings. This lecture draws together the work of the designer and artist, Morris’s own life experience with his views on ‘the art of life.