This small curation of Old Testament images by the Pre-Raphaelites, a radical nineteenth century group of artists and poets, gives you a glimpse into their interest in visual typology. Although now known for images of luscious sensual women, the Pre-Raphaelites... Continue Reading →
Boyd, Nebuchadnezzar on fire falling over a waterfall (1966, NSW) The Book of Daniel is a visionary text, with stories that move between the courtly and visionary: with Kings and palaces and courtly feasts contrasted by desolation and angels and... Continue Reading →
We are delighted to announce a forthcoming publication with Palgrave Macmillan, due out 2022. John Ruskin, the Pre-Raphaelites, and Religious Imagination: Sacre Conversazioni This book stems from Visual Theology 's 2019 conference, which we organised and ran at Marlborough College.
In an exploration of the celebrated Victorian poet's significant connection with visual art, Christina Rossetti: Vision & Verse, will bring together paintings, illustrations, works on paper and photography. Presenting portraits of the poet and highlights of the many visual images... Continue Reading →
Welcome to ‘Looking at Elizabeth Siddal’ Our historical proximity to the Victorians may explain in part, why our collective British consciousness is full with Victorian authors’ names and their respective creations. Novelists like Dickens and Hardy are household names, and... Continue Reading →