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Knott's discussion of the theoretical aspects of amateur craft practice is substantiated by historical case studies that cluster around the period - Looking back to the emergence of the modern amateur, he makes reference to contemporary art and design practice that harnesses or exploits amateur conditions of making.
From Andy Warhol to Simon Starling, such artistic interest elucidates the mercurial qualities of amateur craft. Invaluable for students and researchersin art and design, contemporary craft, material culture and social history, Amateur Craft counters both the marginalisation and the glorification of amateur craft practice.
It is richly illustrated with 55 images, 14 in colour, including 19th century ephemera and works of contemporary art" Explores the tradition of the streamlined design and reveals how it was manifested in the great buildings, furniture, and merchandise of the s. A much-anticipated guide to America's first golden age of tile making. More than tiles produced by more than potteries and manufacturers are presented geographically and chronologically, dating from the Civil War to the s.
Color photographs illustrate each example. The well-researched history includes biographies of tile makers and unusual tiles from the author's personal collection. With period catalogue pages, accurate price guides, and reproductions of tile backs.
Based on the Palevsky Collection and related works from the Los Angles County Museum of Art, this lavishly illustrated catalogue highlights some decorative arts pieces, dating from the s to the s. The author has assembled and produced an original oeuvre in the field of decorative arts - a specific group of objects that are spiritually linked through their association with an early 19th-century American cultural phenomenon known then and now simply as 'Fancy.
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The 30 full-color plates feature 56 abstract and figurative patterns in authentic Art Deco style. Color illus. Examines the influence of the art deco style on American painting, sculpture, architecture, furniture, graphic art, and industrial design during the s and s. A collection of plates representing the best works of Art Deco produced during the twenties. This publication features Art Deco structures in the Philippines built during the Commonwealth years by American- and European-educated Filipino architects. Discusses the nature of art deco and includes information on the availability and value of specific items.
Echoing examples of other forms of Art Deco are also included. Glossary, Brief Biographies, Bibliography, Index. The Art Nouveau movement is distinguished as the decorative and architectural style that began, in response to the Industrial Revolution. The primary objective of this movement was the creation of a new aesthetic of nature through a return to the study of natural subjects.
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Derived from now-unavailable sources, this anthology presents extensive documentation of the full range of Art Nouveau ironwork.
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Its royalty-free photographs depict the gates, railings, balconies, doorways, staircases, elevator cages, grilles, lampposts, and other architectural features of structures throughout Europe. This reprint of a very rare and recently discovered WMF catalogue contains 3, Art Nouveau and other decorative objects from one of the leading European producers.
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