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CUMMING, ELIZABETH; KAPLAN, WENDY. - The arts and crafts movement

Title: The arts and crafts movement
Description: London : Thames and Hudson 1991. First Edition. Near fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers; edges slightly nicked and dust-dulled as with age. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight. bright. clean and strong. Physical description; 216 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm. Notes; Includes index. Bibliography: p. 208-211. Summary; This volume surveys the highly influential Arts and Crafts design movement--which embraced architecture. furniture. glass. ceramics. metalwork. textiles and books--in Britain. America and Europe. Although the styles adopted by the movement were diverse. its leading architects. artists and craft-designers. including William Morris. Frank Lloyd Wright. Josef Hoffman and Eliel Saarinen. were united in promoting the moral superiority of 'honest' design and natural materials in an industrial age. 167 illus. 31 in color. Subjects; Arts and crafts movement. Decorative arts & crafts. ART / Folk & Outsider Art. ART / History / Modern (late 19th Century to 1945). Design. Decorative. ISBN: 0500202486. Weight in Kg appr.:

Keywords: 0500202486

Price: EUR 12.95 = appr. US$ 14.07 Seller: MW Books
- Book number: 239750

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