As our 20th century British rooms are re-hung and Life in Squares hits our screens the Bloomsbury Group seems to be on everyone’s lips!
Visit the Gallery to see Vanessa Bell’s A Conversation with its original frame, painted by the artist alongside works by Duncan Grant, Roger Fry and others.
Established in 1913 by Roger Fry, the Omega Workshops were an experimental design collective.
Well ahead of their time, the Omega Workshops brought the experimental language of avant-garde art to domestic design in Edwardian Britain. They were a laboratory of design ideas, creating a range of objects for the home, from rugs and linens to ceramics, furniture and clothing – all boldly coloured with dynamic abstract patterns. No artist was allowed to sign their work, and everything produced by the Workshops bore only the Greek letter Ω (Omega).
Inspired by their works our Gallery shop has developed a beautiful range of gifts both in-store and online.
From jewellery to scarves, prints to rugs and even award-winning wallpaper you can enjoy the striking bold prints of the Omega Workshops wherever you are.
Visit our shop at:
Or shop online: courtauldshop.com
We have a copy of The Bloomsbury Cookbook: Recipes for Life, Love and Art to give away, with two complimentary tickets to the Gallery.
This beautiful volume published by Thames and Hudson is packed full of illustrations, quotations and nearly 300 recipes.
In July 1913 the Omega Workshops opened to the public. To win, tell us –
What was the London address of the Omega Workshops?
Email your answer, full name and postal address to firstname.lastname@example.org to enter!
Competition closes Thursday 20 August 2015, 10am.