William Blake

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.