Omega Workshops

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Employer Nina Hamnett
NH recounts how, feeling brave one morning, she entered the post-impressionist Omega Workshops , and asked to see Mr. [Roger] Fry. This charming man with grey hair told her, on her request for work...
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Virginia and Vanessa (1879-1961, the eldest of Leslie and Julia Stephen's children), were close to one another throughout their lives. In A Sketch of the Past, VW recalls that after the death of their...
Friends, Associates Virginia Woolf
The cultural production of members of Bloomsbury was prodigious, embracing the imaginative, critical, and political writing of Virginia and Leonard Woolf , E. M. Forster , and Lytton Strachey , the economic theories of Maynard Keynes
Friends, Associates Iris Tree
IT became acquainted with members of Bloomsbury around the time she attended the Slade School of Art . Vanessa Bell , Duncan Grant , and Roger Fry all painted portraits of her, and she wore...
Occupation Dora Carrington
Carrington produced decorative arts for the Omega Workshops (which Fry also started) in 1913.
Hill, Jane, and Michael Holroyd. The Art of Dora Carrington. Herbert Press, 1994.
38
He asked for her help with restorations on Mantegna 's The Triumphs of Caesar at Hampton Court Palace in 1917.
Hill, Jane, and Michael Holroyd. The Art of Dora Carrington. Herbert Press, 1994.
38
Occupation Roger Fry
At 33 Fitzroy Square in Bloomsbury, London, founder RF opened the Omega Workshops , an artists' group whose participants included Wyndham Lewis , Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant (both co-directors), and Dora Carrington .
Hussey, Mark. Virginia Woolf A to Z. Facts on File, 1995.
195
Occupation Nina Hamnett
An Omega still-life show exemplified the greater recognition NH received this year for her art. She exhibited widely, showing drawings, still lifes and portraits with the Friday Club , the London Group and the New English Art Club
Occupation Nina Hamnett
Back in London, NH did modelling to survive, as well as painting. She also resumed work at the Omega Workshops , and Roger Fry agreed to employ her husband as well.
Hooker, Denise. Nina Hamnett: queen of bohemia. Constable and Company Limited, 1986.
82
Occupation Wyndham Lewis
WL was an avant-garde painter and writer. His paintings were shown in the second Post-Impressionist exhibit, held in London in 1912, and for a time he worked with Roger Fry and the Omega Workshops ...
politics Dora Carrington
DC was among the founders of the Omega Club , an offshoot of Roger Fry 's Omega Workshops .
Hill, Jane, and Michael Holroyd. The Art of Dora Carrington. Herbert Press, 1994.
38
Publishing Cicely Hamilton
This novel, written in a rage and in a tent within sound of guns and shells,
Persephone Books.
was reprinted by Persephone Books in 1999 as its opening title in a cover featuring an Omega Workshops fabric...
Textual Production Dora Carrington
Carrington cut (and most likely designed) the title page and first letter of the Omega Workshops ' third publication, Lucretius on Death.
Hill, Jane, and Michael Holroyd. The Art of Dora Carrington. Herbert Press, 1994.
38-9, 138
Textual Production Dora Carrington
In March 1917, when Carrington designed the chorus costumes for a benefit for the Lena Ashwell Concerts for the Troops , she had them made at the Workshops as well.
Hill, Jane, and Michael Holroyd. The Art of Dora Carrington. Herbert Press, 1994.
39, 138
But because of...
Textual Production Dora Carrington
Eminent painter and critic Roger Fry , who founded the Workshops in 1913, also employed Carrington in 1917 in the restoration of Mantegna 's The Triumphs of Caesar at Hampton Court Palace.
Hill, Jane, and Michael Holroyd. The Art of Dora Carrington. Herbert Press, 1994.
37-8

Timeline

March 1914
Wyndham Lewis formed the Rebel Art Centre , an artists' co-operative set up as a rival group to Roger Fry 's Omega Workshops .
1932
Art historian Kenneth Clark commissioned from the Omega Workshops a set of dinner plates painted by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant bearing portrait heads of famous women, including Elizabeth I and other queens, Greta Garbo