Bloomsbury Group

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an inner circle of writers and artists and philosophers who lived in or around Bloomsbury early in the 20th century and were noted for their unconventional lifestyles

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His bathers are set alongside fellow Bloomsbury Set painter Vanessa Bell (Virginia Woolf's sister) whose The Tub, from 1917, is moving towards the abstract but still definitely a figurative piece.
The papers touch on the 'Keynesian revolution' in economics, Keynes and the birth of modern macroeconomics, Keynes and the Marshall Fund, the role of theory in Keynes' writing, his influence on British economic policy, his importance in Cambridge, his extensive correspondence, his work as a philosopher, his political philosophy, his work on the place of probability in philosophy, his role as part of the Bloomsbury set, his work as a philosopher of ethics, the place he occupies between modernism and post-modernism, and his relation to what became known as 'Keynesianism'.
His father was the writer Nathaniel Benchley and his grandfather was the humorist, Robert Benchley, founder of the Algonquin Round Table, sometimes likened to London's Bloomsbury Set.
MOVIE CARRINGTON BEARDED, bespectacled Jonathan Pryce steals the acting honours in this arty movie focusing on the Bloomsbury Set during the 20s.
We reckon even the picky Bloomsbury set would have approved
That the Bloomsbury set itself - Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell and Lytton Strachey - all lived, at one time or another, in the tall, beautifully proportioned houses of Gordon Square.
IN LONDON, when he took tea and buns with Virginia Woolf and other members of the Bloomsbury set, the little Indian appeared in a fashionable corduroy suit with a silk tie and suede shoes.
The 1980s New Romantics, who included alleged performance artist Leigh Bowery, Marilyn and Steve Strange, were hardly a reincarnation of the 19thcentury Bloomsbury set.
Frances Partridge, 101, the last of the Bloomsbury Set.
He heads to Surrey to trace the favourite wild weekend haunts of the Bloomsbury set.
While F Scott Fitzgerald's Gatsby lived in a decadent world on the other side of the Atlantic, the Bloomsbury Set here chose the Arts and Crafts movement as their trademark style.
All this has not happened overnight - it's a century since the Bloomsbury set started to define a modern creative view of culture.
Brought up while in London in the company of the Bloomsbury set, with her parents boasting an array of friends that included Frank Lloyd-Wright, Augustus John and Virginia Woolf, it was hardly surprising that she had her mind set on being an artist from an early age.
Bloomsbury set survivor Frances Partridge finds 1960s youth a bit of a drag in her Volume 5 of the paperback edition of her diaries, Good Company - Diaries 1967-70 (Phoenix, pounds 7.
Styling JESS CONTOMICHALOS Photographs MATT SPOUR The Bloomsbury set Chalky colours, smudgy pastels, vases of flowers and a little bit of elegant clutter will help create artistic flair in your living room WE USED: Wallace footstool, Next.