The Pre-Raphaelites: Angry Young Men | University of Oxford

The Pre-Raphaelites: Angry Young Men

Speaker
Juliet Heslewood, art historian
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 15:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£5/£4 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
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Millais, Rossetti and Holman Hunt agreed that the teaching of the Royal Academy was out-dated and discouraged artists' individuality. Juliet Heslewood looks at why this brotherhood of artists rejected contemporary teaching and instead looked to the past, before the Renaissance, for inspiration.