Archive: August, 2022

Two Decadent Dandies: Aubrey Beardsley and Max Beerbohm in the Outrageous 1890s

August 21 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of well-known British artist Aubrey Beardsley. Three days later, August 24, is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beardsley’s friend, caricaturist and essayist Max Beerbohm. As young men, both artists shocked English society with their boundary-pushing creativity, becoming celebrities in literary and artistic circles in …

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