‘The Labours of the Months’ (1923): Herbert Read’s first article for The Burlington Magazine

Surrealist poet, war hero, militant anarchist, art critic and Editor of The Burlington Magazine from 1933 to 1938. Herbert Read, the son of a Yorkshire farmer who became one of the country’s most influential writers, is an intellectual figure who looms large in British history and about whom much has been written. Recently, art historian … Continue reading ‘The Labours of the Months’ (1923): Herbert Read’s first article for The Burlington Magazine

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Some facts about William Richard Lethaby (1857-1931), architect and art writer

William Lethaby is principally known as an architect, architectural historian and arts educator and major promoter and practitioner of the Arts and Crafts movement. Many design historians have credited him with introducing the principles of modernism in design e.g. 'form follows function'. Lethaby's influential contribution to medieval art historiography remains largely unexplored. His 'Primitives' series … Continue reading Some facts about William Richard Lethaby (1857-1931), architect and art writer