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The arts and crafts movement in the Pacific Northwest

Author: Lawrence Kreisman; Glenn Mason
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2007.
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"This is the first comprehensive exploration of the Arts and Crafts legacy in the Pacific Northwest. It traces the movement from its nineteenth-century English beginnings to its flowering in Washington and Oregon through the 1920s and beyond, weaving into a tale of idealism and devotion everything from iconic masterpieces to recent discoveries." "You will meet the architects, artists, craftspeople, and entrepreneurs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Kreisman; Glenn Mason
ISBN: 9780881928495 0881928496
OCLC Number: 85484963
Description: 398 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 29 cm.
Contents: Preface --
pt. 1. Setting the Pacific Northwest stage. 1. Arts and crafts ideas move to the northwest --
2. Expositions open the world to the northwest --
3. Embracing the arts and crafts movement --
pt. 2. Architecture, public, and private. 4. The arts and crafts movement goes public --
5. Perfect homes for the time and place --
6. Bungalows for everyone --
7. Retreating to nature --
pt. 3. Applied arts and the designed interior. 8. The artful interior at home and at work --
9. Handcrafted in the Pacific Northwest --
pt. 4. Regional artistic expressions. 10. Painting and printmaking --
11. Photography with a softer focus --
12. Graphic arts, printing, and the book --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Lawrence Kreisman and Glenn Mason.
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Explores the Arts and Crafts legacy in the Pacific Northwest. This volume traces the movement from its 19th-century English beginnings to its flowering in Washington and Oregon through the 1920s and  Read more...

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A hefty 398-page reference with hundreds of photographs and period graphics that would appeal to Arts and Crafts aficionados as well as people who love regional history and old homes. Everett Herald Read more...

 
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