The Crafts in Britain in the Twentieth Century

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From ceramics to silversmithing, calligraphy to textiles, hot glass to bookbinding, crafts have played a rich and complex role in the social, cultural, and artistic history of twentieth-century Britain. This all-encompassing book is the first to survey the full range of individual craft disciplines and key practitioners from the pre-World War I years of the Arts and Crafts Movement to the 1990s. Tanya Harrod shows how the crafts movement emerged in response to generalized anxiety about the production, commodification, and ...

The Crafts in Britain in the Twentieth Century 1999, Bard Center, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300077803

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