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William Morris
Can you run a socialist company in a capitalist economy?

William Morris, The Artists
Portrait of William Morris

William Morris was an English artist born on March 24, 1834. Morris contributed to the Symbolist, Pre Raphaelite and Art Nouveau movements and died on October 3, 1896.

Angel of the Resurrection: Cartoon for Stained Glass, William Morris

Angel of the Resurrection: Cartoon for Stained Glass 1862

Guinevere and Iseult: Cartoon for Stained Glass, William Morris

Guinevere and Iseult: Cartoon for Stained Glass 1862

Trellis, William Morris

Trellis 1862 – 1864

Jasmine, William Morris

Jasmine 1872

Marigold, William Morris

Marigold 1875

It is right and necessary that all men should have work to do which shall he worth doing

Art and Socialism 1884

Wild Tulip, William Morris

Wild Tulip 1884

Willow Bough, William Morris

Willow Bough 1887

The purpose of applying art: to add beauty to the results of the work of man and to add pleasure to the work itself

The Arts and Crafts of Today 1889

Sussex Armchair, William Morris

Sussex Armchair 1865 – 1890

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