Tate Shots: Karen Elson, Laura Bailey and Daisy Lowe, art of the muses…

Ophelia 1851-2 by Sir John Everett Millais, Bt 1829-1896

Karen Elson compares her own experience of modelling with that of Pre-Raphaelite muse Elizabeth Siddal, Millais’s long-suffering model for ‘Ophelia’.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2weF5YbPdeE&t=1s

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Here model Laura Bailey goes head to head with Rossetti’s famous femme fatale ‘Lady Lillith’, and discusses the endurance of Pre-Raphaelite symbols in contemporary fashion photography.

http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/video/tateshots-laura-bailey-art-muses

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Model Daisy Lowe explores the role of Christina Rossetti as a Pre-Raphaelite muse and also as a creative force in her own right.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ce_4VTw_ObY

What are your thoughts on Tate Shots: art of the muses? I would love to hear your opinions on these shorts featuring Karen Elson, Laura Bailey and Daisy Lowe.  Please do join in the conversation and leave a comment in the space provided. I look forward to hearing from you!

SisterSole x

 

 

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