A comprehensive survey of the popular Arts and Crafts Movement.
Rosalind P Blakesley
290 x 250 mm, 11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in
Now available in paperback, this is a comprehensive survey of all aspects of the popular Arts and Crafts movement, which was at its height between 1880-1910. The movement had a worldwide influence on all areas of the decorative arts, architecture, cabinet making and even garden design
This new study charts the course of the movement in all media, including painting, craft and architecture, and examines the theory and philosophy behind a variety of seminal pieces
Includes fine examples of work by William Morris, Charles Robert Ashbee, Edward Burne Jones, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Greene & Greene and Philip Webb, alongside lesser known examples from as far afield as Finland and Russia
Features extensive archival material, previously unpublished works and groundbreaking new research
Offers a thorough overview of a highly popular intellectual and artistic movement that will appeal to academics and collectors alike
About the author(s)
Rosalind P Blakesley is Senior Lecturer in the History of Art and a Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge. She has written widely on the Arts and Crafts Movement, and on Russian art.