William Blake

Review: Idiot Verse by Keaton Henson

Phil Brown | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Phil Brown

"I am willing to pay due respect to the poetry of George Meredith, of Thomas Hardy, of DH Lawrence as part of their oeuvre, without conceding that it ...

Happy Birthday William Blake! The Poet And Artist's Words And Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 28.11.2012 | Home

Good old William Blake. If the vision-seeing, prophetic poetry writing, mildly bonkers poet and artist were still alive today, he would be a mighty 25...

Walking Around London

Chris T-T | Posted 29.09.2012 | Home
Chris T-T

William Blake the printer tromps endlessly around London, stout and baby faced like a grimy, windswept William Hague.

YouTube Videos Of Olympic Ceremony Removed To 'Save Surprise'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2012 | UK

Rehearsal footage of the Olympic opening ceremony was removed from YouTube on Wednesday as organisers stepped up efforts to keep details of tomorrow's...

How NOT To #Savethesurprise

The Huffington Post | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK

The first time London hosted an Olympic opening ceremony – in 1908 – organisers probably had an easier job keeping the details secret. But in 2...

Unfinished Turners, Blake, Hockney And Lowry To Hang At Refurbished Tate Britain

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 17.07.2012 | Home

Unfinished works by JMW Turner will go on show in an exhibition at Tate Britain. The show will include a series of little-known nudes he painted du...

Can Depression Be An Artist's Muse?

The Huffington Post UK | Kate Sullivan | Posted 26.04.2012 | Home

The relationship between mental health and artistic creativity has long been a subject of debate. From Picasso's 'blue period' to Tracey Emin's un...

A Love Poem For Valentine's... Sort Of.

Posted 11.04.2012 | Home

Probably the most accessible poet of the Romantic period, William Blake the writer (he did a mean line in painting too) is best remembered today for h...

Customised Coffins Star In New Art Show

Posted 14.03.2012 | Home

Death has long been a favourite subject of artists, from William Blake’s tortured ‘wicked man’ to Picasso’s dear Casagemas. What it’s rar...

William Blake is Burning Bright in Moscow

Andrea Rose | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK
Andrea Rose

This week the exhibition William Blake and British Visionary Art opened at the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow. A collaboration between Tate Britain and the Pushkin Museum, supported by the British Council, it is the first exhibition in Russia dedicated to Blake's art and legacy.