How does your gar­den grow?

The Daily Telegraph - Review - - THE CRITICAL LIST - By Mark Hud­son


William Mor­ris’s in­flu­ence was cru­cial in sweep­ing away the grand, ge­o­met­ri­cal Euro­pean gar­den in favour of a more in­for­mal ap­proach. In this gallery, once Mor­ris’s fam­ily home, the ap­peal of the gar­den to artists from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Blooms­bury Group is ex­plored through fig­ures as di­verse as Monet, Lu­cien Pis­sarro and Beatrix Pot­ter. William Mor­ris Gallery, Lon­don E17 (020 8496 4390), un­til Jan 27


With their whey-faced maid­ens and mood of hyp­no­tised rap­ture, the long

This fine ar­ray of works on pa­per (plus a few paint­ings) finds the Amer­i­can artist in Lon­don fo­cus­ing on his tal­ents as a draughts­man, and etch­ing ur­ban land­scapes. Comp­ton Ver­ney, War­wick­shire (01926 645500), un­til Dec 16

A NEW LEAFLu­cien Pis­sarro’s The Fairy (1894)

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