William Morris: Connections map

Published 16 October 2014

Illicit affairs, doomed marriages, lifelong creative partnerships; discover the inner workings of Morris’ illustrious circle ahead of visiting the National Portrait Gallery's exhibition.

William Morris was a free-thinking artist, poet, designer, novelist and his innovative role in the Arts and Crafts movement changed how we furnished our homes and had a lasting impact on design forever. However, as the National Portrait Gallery's exhibition Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and his Legacy, 1860-1960 explores, he did not work alone. Morris was a great collaborator. Enjoy discovering the intimate and artistic connections between his influential group of friends and co-workers.

Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and his Legacy, 1860-1960 is at the National Portrait Gallery until 11 January 2015, get 50% off with a National Art Pass. Rossetti’s Obsession: Images of Jane Morris is at the William Morris Gallery until 4 January 2015.

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