events calendar: The Cult of Beauty: The Victorian Avant-Garde, 1860–1900Major exhibition that explores the British Aesthetic Movement
San Francisco, CA:
Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive San Francisco, CA 94118 → Google™ Maps
Saturday February 18, 2012 - Tuesday April 17, 2012
The Cult of Beauty showcases the entirety of the Aesthetic Movement’s output, celebrating the startling beauty and variety of creations by masters as diverse as artists Dante Gabriel Rossetti, James McNeill Whistler, and Edward Burne-Jones and designers E.W. Godwin, William Morris and Christopher Dresser. The Legion of Honor is the only U.S. venue on the world tour that includes the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.
Pictured John Spencer Stanhope, Love and the Maiden, 1877. Tempera, gold paint and gold leaf on canvas. FAMSF