William Blake’s Universe

William Blake’s artwork never makes it onto shortbread tins.

It is far too disturbing for that. His colours are a psychedelic nightmare.

The Fitzwilliam Museum’s exhibition tries to ask, ‘Why?’

Who was this man who challenged artistic orthodoxy and why did he frame himself as Joseph of Arimathea at a time when the whole world seemed to be in revolution?

Here’s the review I wrote for East Anglia Bylines.

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