Shaker: Life, Work, and Art
Although only a handful of the Brothers and Sisters of America's unique Shaker community are left, the Shaker legacy lives on in the architecture, furniture, crafts, and inventions they created. Shakers were famous for their unusual way of life, for the excellence and simplicity of their work, and for the dance worship from which they drew their name. A comprehensive and insightful text discusses the origins and beliefs, the work and daily life of these remarkable people, and more than 200 full-color photographs taken especially for this book by Michael Freeman richly illustrate their environment and creativity. More than a book of architecture and design, Shaker: Life, Work and Art is a celebration of this fascinating American society and a tribute to their pursuit of perfection. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Review: Shaker: Life, Work and ArtUser Review - Maryonamission - Goodreads
Beautiful photography. Interesting 19th century religious sect. Great recipes. Read full review
Review: Shaker: Life, Work and ArtUser Review - Jenny - Goodreads
After exploring the complexities of Albert Speer's architecture, mind and morality (or perhaps the architecture OF his moral mind), it was refreshing to turn to look at the simple, beautiful buildings ... Read full review