Bloomsbury Group definition

A group formed by friends that shared a common attitude towards life.  The group met frequently starting in 1904 in Bloomsbury, London at Thoby Stephen’s home.  The meetings were centered around conversations on literature, philosophy, and art.  Out of the group emerged artistic and literary styles, as well as theories on psychology and theory.  Examples of group members include Clive Bell, John Maynard Keynes, Desmond McCarthy, Leonard Woolf, Saxon Sydney Turner, Lytton Strachey and Virginia Woolf. 

A painting by Vanessa Bell painted 1915. She was the older sister of Virginia Woolf.