International Arts and Crafts

By: Livingstone, Karen; Parry, Linda

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Published to accompany a major international touring exhibition, this stunning, lavishly illustrated book is the first global examination of the Arts and Crafts Movement, one of the most far-reaching and influential design movements of modern times. Emerging in Britain in the late 19th century and quickly adapted in America and Europe, the movement has given us some of the most recognizable and popular architecture, art, and decorative arts ever created, including work by Gustav Stickley, Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Crane, C.F.A Voysey, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Josef Hoffmann, and Georg Jensen. Today, Arts and Crafts furniture, textiles, glassware, metalwork, and other objects remain widely admired and avidly collected.
With beautiful photographs and authoritative texts written by a team of experts, this is the first major study to cover such a wide geographical range and to present the Japanese Mingei (folkcraft) movement within the international context of Arts and Crafts. Additional chapters on photography, architecture, and gardens contribute to a wider understanding of this much-loved style.

Title: International Arts and Crafts

Author Name: Livingstone, Karen; Parry, Linda

Categories: Art,

Publisher: V & A Publishing: 1/1/2005

ISBN Number: 1851774467

ISBN Number 13: 9781851774463

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: Z1851774467Z3