Lydia Bauman explores ideas that preoccupied artists and critics of the period – the relationship between art and nature, questions of class and gender identity, the value of the handmade versus machine production, and the search for beauty in an age of industry – issues that remain relevant and actively debated today.
In the series:
May 30: After Impressionism
July 11: Victorian Taste in Art
July 18: The Pre-Raphaelites