18 Nov William Blake and William Morris: The British Roots of Artists’ Books
Posted at 15:57h in Upcoming Events, IHC Research Focus Groups
Thursday, November 18 / 3:00 PM
Davidson Library, Special Collections Seminar Room (3rd floor)
As part of the celebration of Davidson Library’s acquisition of its 3 millionth volume, The History of Books and Material Texts RFG is holding an interactive presentation on two book artists from the beginning and end of the 19th century: William Blake and William Morris. Though their bookmaking philosophies and styles were quite different, both have had lasting influences in the world of artists’ books.
The presentation will include a introduction to Blake’s and Morris’s works, and the opportunity to view relevant Special Collections holdings.