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The Arts and Crafts Movement in America 1876-1916 by Robert Judson Clark

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English


  • Decorative arts & crafts,
  • History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Exhibition Catalogs,
  • Antiques / Collectibles,
  • Art,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945),
  • Art / History / General,
  • Art and Architecture,
  • History - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7755909M
ISBN 100691002940
ISBN 109780691002941

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It starts with the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of and continues to America's entry into World War 1 in In his introduction, Robert Judson Clark defines the Arts and Crafts movement in this country and describes its stylistic periods; he also discusses the European precedents, parallels, and influences. A study of the movement in Chicago and the Midwest is contributed by David Hanks, Assistant Curator of American Decorative Arts /5. It has been a challenge to find a book I could use as a good overview text for the Arts and Crafts Movement. Here it is. The visuals are very good and the explanations of the artists, artworks and the philosophies at play during this period are all here, clearly by: Boston, historically linked to English culture, was the first city to feature a Society of Arts and Crafts, founded in June Chicago’s Arts and Crafts Society began at Hull House, one of the first American settlement houses for social reform, in October Arts and Crafts in America Reading time: 3 minutes. There are a number of important issues that made the American Arts and Crafts Movement quite distinct from its English counterpart. Foremost among them were America's lack of national identity and artistic tradition, its general acceptance of machines, and its optimism of the future.

The Arts and Crafts movement was an international trend in the decorative and fine arts that developed earliest and most fully in the British Isles and subsequently spread across the British Empire and to the rest of Europe and America.. Initiated in reaction against the perceived impoverishment of the decorative arts and the conditions in which they were produced, the movement flourished in. The Arts and Crafts Movement The Arts and Crafts movement initially developed in England during the latter half of the 19th century. Subsequently this style was taken up by American designers, with somewhat different results. In the United States, the Arts and Crafts style was also known as . Get this from a library! The arts and crafts movement in America [Robert Judson Clark; Princeton university.; Art institute (Chicago); Renwick gallery.;]. Books. Arts & Crafts Design William H. Varnum, Timothy L. Hansen. Gibbs Smith (August 1, ) The Arts and Crafts Movement in America ; Robert Judson Clark (Editor). Princeton University Press (Febru ) Arts and Crafts Movement (World of Art) Elizabeth Cumming. Thames & Hudson (July ) In the Arts and Crafts Style Barbara.

  The revival of the Arts and Crafts Movement began in with a book by John Crosby Freeman entitled The Forgotten Rebel: Gustav Stickley and his Craftsman Mission Furniture, one of the first historical studies of the movement. Freeman recognized Arts and Crafts furniture as a distinctively American style. The collectors' interest in Arts and Crafts items began in when Princeton . American Craftsman is an American domestic architectural style, inspired by the American Arts and Crafts movement, which included interior design, landscape design, applied arts, and decorative arts, beginning in the last years of the 19th architectural style was most widely-used in small-to-medium sized Southern California single-family homes from about , so that the Craftsman. The Arts and Crafts movement lasted from about through It was a revolution in the decorative and fine arts that focused on clean, simple lines in furniture and other home decor items. Though the movement began in England, it quickly spread through Europe and into America. Key Ideas & Accomplishments. The Arts & Crafts movement existed under its specific name in the United Kingdom and the United States, and these two strands are often distinguished from each other by their respective attitudes towards industrialization: in Britain, Arts & Crafts artists and designers tended to be either negative or ambivalent towards the role of the machine in the creative.