December 18, 2021 – June 13, 2022

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

“This exhibition explores (Morris & Co.’s) longevity, highlighting Morris & Co’s design tenets and favored techniques as well as Chicago area sites where the work of Morris and his contemporaries appeared. The presentation comprises approximately 40 works, drawn primarily from the Art Institute’s significant holdings.”

Featured objects include wallpapers and printed textiles designed by William Morris and his successor J.H. Dearle, embroideries by May Morris, and Morris & Co. tapestries.

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Section of Morris wallpaper Pimpernel, a symmetrical design of large pale flowers on a green and blue foliate background.

Pimpernel, 1876. William Morris. Art Institute of Chicago.