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International Arts And Crafts

Parry, Linda; Livingstone, Karen

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ISBN 10: 1851774467 / ISBN 13: 9781851774463
Published by Victoria & Albert Pubns, UK, 2005
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Title: International Arts And Crafts

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Pubns, UK

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

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The Arts and Crafts movement revolutionised attitudes to work and the home and laid the foundations for a radical shift in approach to design and lifestyle in the early twentieth century. From the pioneering example of William Morris and the writings of John Ruskin, to a new generation of architects, artists, designers and patrons, the movement championed a unity of the arts and was broadly defined by the common aims of social and industrial reform, the revival of handicrafts, a return to the simple life, and the improvement of art for everyday life. It was the first major art movement to focus on the decorative arts but it flung its net much wider, drawing architecture, garden design, photography and graphics into its orbit and changing the way we think about design. Leading scholars in the field explore the the regional, national and international manifestations of Arts and Crafts, looking at the work of many leading designers ...

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Karen Livingstone is a Research Fellow at the V&A and was a key member of the team responsible for the redesign of the acclaimed British Galleries. She contributed to Design and the Decorative Arts: Britain 1500-1900 (V&A, 2001). Linda Parry is a world expert on William Morris. She curated the highly successful V&A exhibition on William Morris in 1995 and edited the accompanying catalogue. She has contributed to a number of publications including Art Nouveau 1890-1910 (V&A, 2000) and Design and the Decorative Arts: Britain 1500-1900 (V&A, 2001). She is the Deputy Keeper of the Furniture, Textiles & Fashion Department at the V&A.

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