A trio of hand-woven tapestries featuring singer Florence Welch have been unveiled to celebrate the release of her first album in four years.
That artwork reflects the Brit Award winner’s passion for Pre-Raphaelite art that “has been a musical and artistic inspiration” and is brought to life on her new album Dance Fever.
The singer, best known for her eponymous rock band Florence + the Machine, has been immortalized in a 19th-century-style tapestry that hangs in the gardens of the Dulwich Picture Gallery, where Welch performed in 2017. did.
Welch said: “Pre-Raphaelite art has been a musical and artistic inspiration of mine over the years, most recently brought to life through song and album creative in Dance Fever.
“Taking back to my favorite era and re-imagining it in the style of the leading ladies who inspired Rossetti and Hunt is a dream I never imagined, one of my all-time favorite galleries in my hometown of South London Hangs in one.”
The director of Dulwich Gallery said the Spotify tapestries were the “perfect complement” to his exhibition Reframe: The Woman in the Window.
Jennifer Scott said: “Florence itself is a modern-day representation of a Pre-Raphaelite mussel like Sir John Everett Millais’s Ophelia.
“Five years after their special concert in 2017, we are thrilled to have tapestries hanging in our gardens.”
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The Dance Fever Tapestries exhibit will be on display for free until May 20 at Dulwich Picture Gallery.