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    Chapter 2 – The Arts and Crafts Movement The Arts and Crafts Movement of the second half of the 19th century was an English aesthetic movement that started an appreciation of decorative arts throughout Europe. It is difficult to say what exactly can be described as ‘Arts and Crafts’ as the craftsmen and women associated with the movement were working within a spectrum of crafts; as architects, printers, painters, sculptors and jewellers. The revival of Arts and Crafts in the second half of the 19th century incorporated many different traditions of religious, political and aesthetic opinions which were presented in various forms and mediums. Some ideologies were common to the A and C Movement in general. Cumming and Kaplan state “The four principles…

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    In an attempt to understand what legitimizes art in a modern culture and how social status comes into play within this community, this discourse will attempt to present a collection of theories and ideas from various sources creating a multifaceted view on the subject. With particular reference to Pierre Bourdieu’s theories of social capital (Fensham, 2002) and the work of artist Grayson Perry (“Grayson Perry”, 2014), I will attempt to make an informed and reflexive analysis of what ‘legitimate’…

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    Art and Craft of the Machine- Frank Lloyd Wright The key aspect discussed by Frank Lloyd Wright in ‘The Art and Craft of the Machine' is 'the machine' in which he stresses that ‘in the machine lies the only future of Arts and Crafts’. During the time, 1901, Wright wrote the visionary article, expressing his philosophy on 'the machine', how it can be used, studying the misuse of ‘the machine' in architecture and art; supporting his points with historical events and art movements. Wright's report…

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    William Morris was an English painter, designer fabrics and furniture, book designer, a developer of typographic fonts, poet and socialist. He was behind the concept of synthesis, the key concept of the new art. Morris was the founder of the "Arts and Crafts Movement," which took shape as an artistic style in the second half of the 19th century. All participants in the movement united in the belief that artistically designed human environment - pleasing to the eye of the building, artfully…

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    number of galleries, art dealerships and souvenir stores in Alice Springs, where they are typically purchased as mementoes or fashion statements. The Ikuntji community, with the assistance of the art centre director, Doctor Chrischona Schmidt, has spent the past four years trying to establish a place on the market for their unique products that exists outside of tourist crafts. This essay will discuss the difference between fine art and craft and use this distinction as a framework to consider…

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    Hobby Lobby Case Study

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    Hobby Lobby is a chain retail store privately owned by the Green family and is known for its craft and arts supplies as well as candles, flowers, and home décor. Hobby Lobby offers over 70,000 products in over 600 stores nationwide, and is also known for its strong Christian ethics management policy. There is a growing arts and craft market in the U.S. and Hobby Lobby is growing with it. Hobby Lobby contends with several competitors such as Michaels, Hancock Fabrics, Old Time Pottery, A.C. Moore…

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    The Memory Game

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    interaction with children that were and weren 't related to me. Reading time with mum: Reading each night helped me learn new words along with nursery rhymes. Pictures in the books helped me understand a word thust giving me a head start at spelling and reading. Looked after by nan when mum worked: After mum and dad went back to work after i was born i would be cared for by my grandparents allowing me to interact and learn off their years. We would go to parks, arts and craft, play outside,…

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    Today the craft of art has emerged as a mixture between historical technique, punk culture, and the DIY. “It embraces a vibrant movement of artists, crafters, and designers working in traditional and nontraditional media.” (Levine, 2008) An artist who has embraced a new age of craft with his DIY aesthetic is Michel Gondry. Gondry is a French film director, producer and screen writer. Gondry is known for using simplified film techniques, handmade props, hand drawn type and animations to create…

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    The author of “Blizkrieg: Operational Art or Tactical Craft?” have some purposes on writing this journal, there are: First, is to see that where it could be happening in the realm of walfare. The basic walfare are including tank and another Second, this journal examines the impact of Germany cause by using the Blizkrieg strategy. Third, this journal analyzes whether the strategy, tactics or operational art that was used on the war. In addition, the author of the journal puts in the qualitative…

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    the Gamble and Lovell homes could not be more different and for the most part that is a correct evaluation. There are however some similarities. The designs take advantage of Southern California’s climate and their natural environment. The Gamble House with a sleeping porch and transition spaces from indoors to outdoor patios, garden and pond while the Lovell House has open transition space to the patio and swimming pool. They both include the plentiful use of windows to provide ample…

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