Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde- TATE

Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde

Tate Britain: Exhibition
12 September 2012 – 13 January 2013

Combining rebellion, beauty, scientific precision and imaginative grandeur, thePre-Raphaelites constitute Britain’s first modern art movement. This exhibition brings together over 150 works in different media, including painting, sculpture, photography and the applied arts, revealing the Pre-Raphaelites to be advanced in their approach to every genre. Led by Dante Gabriel RossettiWilliam Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (PRB) rebelled against the art establishment of the mid-nineteenth century, taking inspiration from early Renaissance painting.

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