“…But this year is also one to be celebrated in that it marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest Manx artists, Archibald Knox, a towering figure in the British Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts movements whose work is sought after internationally to this day and has done much to promote the Isle of Man to a global audience. ” Michael Lees Director of Island of Culture 2014

Source: http://www.isleofman.com/News/details/60580/island-of-culture-2014-celebrating-the-island-s-cultural-past-and-future-potential