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The Arts and Crafts Movement (World of Art)

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This volume surveys the highly influential Arts and Crafts design movement - which embraced architecture, furniture, glass, ceramics, metalwork, textiles and books - in Britain, America and Europe. Although the styles adopted by the movement were diverse, its leading architects, artists and craft-designers, including William Morris, Frank Lloyd Wright, Josef Hoffman and Eliel Saarinen, were united in promoting the moral superiority of "honest" design and natural materials in an industrial age.

Synopsis:

Surveys Arts and Crafts design in Britain, America, and Europe, as applied to architecture, furniture, glass, ceramics, metalworks, textiles, and books.

Synopsis:

"An exhilarating broad overview . . . wonderfully illustrated."  --The Observer

"An essential guide and an enjoyable read."  --Antiques Bulletin

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-211) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500202487
Author:
Cumming, Elizabeth
Author:
Kaplan, Wendy
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
History, modern
Subject:
Folk Art
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Art history
Subject:
Arts and crafts movement
Subject:
Arts and crafts movement -- History.
Subject:
Arquitetura
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Subject:
Folk & Outsider Art
Subject:
Art-Folk Art
Copyright:
Series:
World of Art
Series Volume:
ADCP/REP/87/26
Publication Date:
19910731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
167 illustrations
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
8.3 x 6 x 0.6 in 1.02 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Surveys Arts and Crafts design in Britain, America, and Europe, as applied to architecture, furniture, glass, ceramics, metalworks, textiles, and books.
"Synopsis" by , "An exhilarating broad overview . . . wonderfully illustrated."  --The Observer

"An essential guide and an enjoyable read."  --Antiques Bulletin

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