The Arts and Crafts Movement


A comprehensive survey of the popular Arts and Crafts Movement.


Rosalind P Blakesley


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Overview
  • Now available in paperback, this is a comprehensive survey of all aspects of the popular Arts and Crafts movement, which was at its height between 1880-1910. The movement had a worldwide influence on all areas of the decorative arts, architecture, cabinet making and even garden design
  • This new study charts the course of the movement in all media, including painting, craft and architecture, and examines the theory and philosophy behind a variety of seminal pieces
  • Includes fine examples of work by William Morris, Charles Robert Ashbee, Edward Burne Jones, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Greene & Greene and Philip Webb, alongside lesser known examples from as far afield as Finland and Russia
  • Features extensive archival material, previously unpublished works and groundbreaking new research
  • Offers a thorough overview of a highly popular intellectual and artistic movement that will appeal to academics and collectors alike


 

About the author(s)
Rosalind P Blakesley is Senior Lecturer in the History of Art and a Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge. She has written widely on the Arts and Crafts Movement, and on Russian art.


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