I'm not quite sure where my mind is leading us at the moment as I grapple with many thoughts related to the influences on artists. I need a day off to do some research and get my words in order. While you wait to see what turns up next in my Blog please read this fascinating article on The Arts and Craft Movement from the Metropolitan Museum of Art (US)

We did touch on The Arts and Craft Movement some time back when we reviewed the work of William Morris, his wife Jane Morris and daughter Mary (May) Morris. William Morris strove for simplicity so I'm thinking we will look next at the art of the Shakers .