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2018 Week 1 Course 3




The Arts and Crafts Movement:

A Continuing Legacy

 

Antony Buxton

 

Week 1

1 - 7 July 2018

The Arts and Crafts Movement originated in Britain as a response to the degrading nature of nineteenth century industrial production, following the ideas of John Ruskin and the practice of William Morris asserting the importance of individual creativity. Beautiful work was executed in architecture and a range of crafts promoting authenticity of materials, techniques and design. This course will examine the origins of the movement, its adoption in other parts of the world – in particular America and Europe - and continuing relevance through examples of the work of principle practitioners.




 

 

 

 


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