Jan van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait (1434), is to be the focus of a new exhibition at the National in London. It will be exhibited for the first time alongside works by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and its successors.
Tate Britain’s big Autumn blockbuster, Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde, is the first major survey of this 19th-century movement in nearly 30 years. This may come as a surprise to some, considering the popularity of the work. The exhibition sets out to show that the Pre-Raphaelites were Britain’s first modern art movement and juxtaposes paintings with works […]