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The Arts & Crafts Movement [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781844846221Series: Art of CenturyPublication details: New York : Parkstone International, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781780427959
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Arts & Crafts MovementDDC classification:
  • 745
LOC classification:
  • NK1140 .T889 2012
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Contents:
CONTENTS; RUSKIN'S cONTRIBUTION TO THE DOCTRINE OF WORK; MORRIS AND HIS PLEA FOR AN INDUSTRIAL COMMONWEALTH; ASHBEE AND THE RECONSTRUCTED WORKSHOP; THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CONSCIOUSNESS; MAJOR ARTISTS; John Ruskin (London, 1819 - Coniston, 1900); Philip Speakman Webb (Oxford, 1831 - Worth, 1915); William Morris (Walthamstow, 1834 - Kelmscott, 1896); William Frend De Morgan (London, 1839 - 1917); Walter Crane (Liverpool, 1845 - Horsham, 1915); Charles Robert Ashbee (London, 1863 - Sevenoaks, Kent, 1942); Bibliography; Index
Summary: "Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful." This quote alone from William Morris could summarise the ideology of the Arts & Crafts movement, which triggered a veritable reform in the applied arts in England. Founded by John Ruskin, then put into practice by William Morris, the Arts & Crafts movement promoted revolutionary ideas in Victorian England. In the middle of the "soulless" Industrial Era, when objects were standardised, the Arts & Crafts movement proposed a return to the aesthetic at the core of production. The work of artisans and meticu
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CONTENTS; RUSKIN'S cONTRIBUTION TO THE DOCTRINE OF WORK; MORRIS AND HIS PLEA FOR AN INDUSTRIAL COMMONWEALTH; ASHBEE AND THE RECONSTRUCTED WORKSHOP; THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CONSCIOUSNESS; MAJOR ARTISTS; John Ruskin (London, 1819 - Coniston, 1900); Philip Speakman Webb (Oxford, 1831 - Worth, 1915); William Morris (Walthamstow, 1834 - Kelmscott, 1896); William Frend De Morgan (London, 1839 - 1917); Walter Crane (Liverpool, 1845 - Horsham, 1915); Charles Robert Ashbee (London, 1863 - Sevenoaks, Kent, 1942); Bibliography; Index

"Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful." This quote alone from William Morris could summarise the ideology of the Arts & Crafts movement, which triggered a veritable reform in the applied arts in England. Founded by John Ruskin, then put into practice by William Morris, the Arts & Crafts movement promoted revolutionary ideas in Victorian England. In the middle of the "soulless" Industrial Era, when objects were standardised, the Arts & Crafts movement proposed a return to the aesthetic at the core of production. The work of artisans and meticu