The Bloomsbury Beat Goes On…

Bloomsbury still exerts its influence in the world of art and design today, particularly since the restoration of Charleston with its active schedule of tours and lectures. The younger generation of “Bloomsberries” continues the tradition in its own ways, improvising and elaborating on the artistic rhythms.

1.  Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury: a centenary celebration.  Edited by Jane Marcus.   Indiana University Press, 1987.

2.   Pamela Todd. Bloomsbury at home.  London: Pavilion Books, 1999.

3.   Melinda Coss.  Bloomsbury needlepoint: from the tapestries at Charleston farmhouse. With charts of designs by Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell & Roger Fry.  London: Ebury Press, 1992.

4.  Cressida Bell.  The decorative painter: over 100 designs and ideas for painted projects. London: Conran Octopus, 1996.

5.   Seed packet from Charleston.

6.  Charleston brochures – Charleston Winter Catalogue 2003; Bloomsbury in Sussex; Charleston Festival 2000.

7.  Alen MacWeeney. Bloomsbury reflections. London: Ryan, 1990. Flyer showing dust jacket photo “The Bell Family”.

8.   Quentin Bell. Charleston: a Bloomsbury house & garden.  London: Frances Lincoln, 1997.

9.  Maggie Humm. Snapshots of Bloomsbury: the private lives of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell.  Rutgers University Press, 2006.

10.  Elizabeth Wilhide. Bohemian style. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1999.


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