The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900

This is the first major exhibition to comprehensively explore Aestheticism, an extraordinary artistic movement which sought to escape the ugliness and materialism of the Victorian era by creating a new kind of art and beauty. The well spring of the ‘new art’ movements of the late 19th century, Aestheticism is now acknowledged for its revolutionary … Continue reading


Calls for Papers / Publications

CFP: “Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance”

CALL FOR PAPERS for the Spring 2010 Issue of “Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance” Call for Papers Deadline: 2010-03-31 (in 5 days) Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance, published by Tel-Aviv University and the Gordon Craig Society for Theatre Research, is a semi-annual scholarly, peer-reviewed, electronic and open-access journal, devoted … Continue reading


Inspiring Fashion: Gifts from Designers Honoring Tom Marotta

Philadelphia Museum of Art September 12, 2009 – Summer 2010 Fashion designers use their talent and vision to interpret the current mood and aesthetic, finding inspiration in a variety of sources. The exploration of an artistic movement, a reinterpretation of historic clothing, or the transformation of street styles or utilitarian clothes may be the springboard … Continue reading