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  • The Arts And Crafts Movement

    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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  • William Morris: Arts And Crafts Movement

    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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  • William Morris And William Bradley

    Different movements The Arts and Craft Movement inspired William Morris and Will Bradley, both, which was a social movement of modern art. It started during the late 1800 in Britain and the style was known as the Mission in the USA, the movement use to challenge the perception of the Victorian era. During this time period England was known to be the most industrialized countries on the planet. The unknown brought anxiety to the people about the industrial life, it was a negative hit for the…

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  • John Ruskin's Influence On American Architecture

    machine age. He considered the work to be “servile labour” as the worker’s health, and overall loss of traditional skills that had embodied design in past centuries. Furthermore, William Morris thought that the separation of design with manual creation damaged the aesthetics of the product, and argued that the profession of making “became disconnected from life” (MacCarthy 2009). Morris’ ideas wanted to unite all the arts in home decorations, by emphasizing nature and form simplicity.…

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  • American Craftsman Home Analysis

    government received its independence from Spain and lands from the mission were distributed to private citizens. American Craftsman Architectural Style in Whittier Pioneered in California, Craftsman homes were largely inspired by the English Arts and Crafts movement led by William Morris and the design and manufacturing firm Morris and Company. In part a reaction to machine-age industrialism, the movement celebrated traditional pre-industrial artisanship, medieval culture, use of natural…

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  • Gamble House Research Paper

    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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  • Hobby Lobby Case Study

    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

    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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  • Your Body A Battleground, By Barbara Kruger: An Analysis

    Conceptual artists challenged modernist thinking which is how the conceptual art movement began. Conceptual Artists took jabs at modern art and created “anti-art” which made viewers question ‘What is art?’ but responded brilliantly with ‘who cares?’ to send a message that it doesn’t matter if there is a meaning or not (Hummelen, 2006). Situationists were very influential in Western Society trying to make a more interesting world and creating movements to try to shake society about the issue of…

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  • The Rise Of Abstraction In Art

    Abstraction can be defined as an art in which the subjects of a painting or sculpture are symbolic with the emphasis of specific elements including form, line, and color. The rise of abstraction varies according to each region around the world, as well as the impacts made on societies by local and global events. In my opinion, the catalyst for abstraction in art history was during the 1800’s when art became reactionary. This was during the time of industrialism and revolution. In response to…

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