Friday Featured Art: Apostles of Beauty

While we were in Chicago on Saturday, we attended the newly-opened exhibit, Apostles of Beauty, at the Art Institute of Chicago. It was fabulous. They William Morris textiles (like Cray, below) and books and sketches by Edward Burne-Jones and a piece by Dante Gabriel Rosetti. There was also some excellent Gustav Stickley furniture (chair below). I was interested in the way that they tied in photography - like the works of Alfred Stieglitz (who I really like). We also learned about Hull House here in Chicago, and the exhibit ended with Frank Lloyd Wright (window below) and the Prairie School. A really great exhibit.

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