Tag: art

Regency World Unleashed

Promenade Dress (1812)
Ackermann’s Repository of Arts
By Rudolph Ackermann

Consider yourself a connoisseur of all things Regency? Let us introduce you to public scholar and author, Candice Hern. She is not only a collector (owning about 40 volumes of the 4 most important magazines in the Regency period) but also an acclaimed bestselling author of historical romance novels set during the Regency era— when George IV acted…

Gothic Gusto Galore

First Edition Title Page of The Mysteries of Udolpho, (1794)
By Ann Radcliffe
Wikimedia Commons

If you didn’t get your fill of toil and trouble this past Halloween weekend,  ABOPublic  presents to you “Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination”, a newly opened exhibit at the British Library. It is also the biggest Gothic literature exhibit in the UK.  Terror and Wonder examines  how Gothic fiction has come to intersect fashion, music, art,…