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Arts & crafts movement

Author: Oscar Lovell Triggs
Publisher: New York : Parkstone International, [2012]
Series: Art of century collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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History
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Triggs, Oscar Lovell, 1865-1930.
Arts & crafts movement.
New York : Parkstone International, ©2009
(OCoLC)263978619
Named Person: John Ruskin; William Morris; C R Ashbee; John Ruskin; William Morris; Charles Robert Ashbee
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Lovell Triggs
ISBN: 9781780427959 1780427956
OCLC Number: 778448431
Description: 1 online resource (199 pages) : color illustrations.
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, Philip Speakman Webb, William Morris, William Friend De Morgan, Walter Crane, Charles Robert Ashbee).
Series Title: Art of century collection.
Other Titles: Arts and crafts movement
Responsibility: Oscar Lovell Triggs.

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"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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