ArtWeek2018: Frank Brangwyn: Bringing the Empire Home
This is a past event.
Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 12:00pm to 6:00am
WLF - The Wolfsonian
1001 Washington AVE 33139, The Wolfsonian - FIU, Miami, Florida 33139
Frank Brangwyn: Bringing the Empire Home spotlights the life and career of Frank Brangwyn (British, b. Belgium, 1867–1956), a versatile artist and designer working in the first half of the twentieth century. His murals, architectural plans, luxury interiors, and furniture vividly capture the many dimensions of Britain’s role as a colonial power and global trade giant. In his diverse works, Brangwyn harnessed the products, resources, and local cultures of Britain’s colonies and commercial partners for decorative ends just as the British empire began its slow collapse around the world.