Substance of Style: Perspectives on the American Arts and Crafts Movement

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Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1996 - Art - 469 pages
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In twenty-three separate essays by prominent museum curators, educators, collectors, and scholars, the complex aspects of the American arts and crafts movement are examined: national and international style and ideology; industrial design; redefinition of craft traditions, unification of the fine and decorative arts; and community visions. New discoveries in objects, photographs , and rare prints and manuscripts illustrate the text.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Influence ofC R Ashbee and His Guild of Handicraft
25
The Arts and Crafts Fascination
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