Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago

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The Arts and Crafts movement in architecture, interior design, and decorative arts reached its peak between 1880 and 1910 in Britain and North America. The movement's emphasis on aesthetic quality and a high level of craftsmanship, promoted as an antidote to the ubiquity and uninspired appearance of machine-produced products, remains much admired today. Arts and Crafts enjoyed special resonance in Chicago, the home of Jane Addams's Hull House, where immigrants and women received training in handicraft skills not only to ...

Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago 2009, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780300141139

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