Fired by Ideals: Arequipa Pottery and the Arts & Crafts Movement

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The Arts and Crafts Movement exerted a profound influence on early-twentieth-century America, not only in the applied and decorative arts but also in the area of social reform. Standing at this intersection of art and reform were American art potteries that taught ceramics skills to working-class women as a means of securing income, restoring health, and/or uplifting the spirit. Like its better known and more successful predecessors -- the Marblehead Pottery in Massachusetts, the Newcomb Pottery in New Orleans, and the Paul ...

Fired by Ideals: Arequipa Pottery and the Arts & Crafts Movement 2001, Pomegranate Communications, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780764913990

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