Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 40 items

  • Keywords: arts and crafts x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Unity Out of Diversity? The Making of a Modern Christian Monument in Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

Robin Cormack

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The landscape of Khartoum was changed when in 1906 a British Arts and Craft architect was commissioned to build the Anglican Cathedral of All Souls — partly as a memorial to General Gordon. The ... More


The Cotswolds in Jerusalem: Restoration and Empire*

Simon Goldhill

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter investigates the city-planning of Jerusalem under the British Mandate in light of changes of thinking about the urban in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. In particular, ... More


Aesthetics of Distinctive Characteristics and Ambience

Yuriko Saito

in Everyday Aesthetics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199278350
eISBN:
9780191707001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278350.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter analyzes a familiar aesthetic experience in our everyday life: appreciation of the distinctive characteristics of objects, environments, and temporal contexts. It ranges from the ... More


Designing Designers

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Having demonstrated the increasingly important role of design in the Silicon Valley “ecosystem of innovation,” we turn in this chapter to the academic institutions that have, over the last 60 years, ... More


Modernist Heresies: Irish Visual Culture and the Arts and Crafts Movement

Kelly Sullivan

in The Edinburgh Companion to Irish Modernism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474456692
eISBN:
9781399502061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456692.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter shows how the Irish Arts and Crafts movement introduced a bold new aesthetic in the visual arts that scandalised orthodox opinion. The early years of the twentieth century saw a renewed ... More


‘The Arts and Crafts Movement’: The Century Guild Hobby Horse (1884–94), The Evergreen (1895–7), and The Acorn (1905–6)

Imogen Hart

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume I: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654291
eISBN:
9780191803635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654291.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the relations between three British ‘little magazines’ which ran from 1884 to 1906: The Century Guild Hobby Horse, The Evergreen, and The Acorn. In particular, it considers ... More


Women art workers and the Arts and Crafts movement

Zoë Thomas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140432
eISBN:
9781526155511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140449
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Women Art Workers constitutes the first comprehensive history of the network of women who worked at the heart of the English Arts and Crafts movement from the 1870s to the 1930s. Challenging the ... More


An English Craftsman Discovers World Music

Harry Liebersohn

in Music and the New Global Culture: From the Great Exhibitions to the Jazz Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226621265
eISBN:
9780226649306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649306.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A. J. Hipkins started out as a piano tuner who taught himself equal temperament tuning and became the leading British authority on string and keyboard instruments as well as an advocate for musical ... More


Politicised Aestheticism outside London: the Quest and the Evergreen

Koenraad Claes

in The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474426213
eISBN:
9781474453776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426213.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Most late-Victorian little magazines were published from London, but elsewhere in Britain relevant journals were also produced, often functioning as the periodical organs of localised organisations ... More


Mounting the (Century Guild) Hobby Horse

Koenraad Claes

in The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474426213
eISBN:
9781474453776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426213.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter is entirely dedicated to a pioneering little magazine that elaborated on the example of The Germ and the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine (see Chapter 1), the Century GuildHobby Horse ... More


Novel Craft: Victorian Domestic Handicraft and Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Talia Schaffer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195398045
eISBN:
9780190252816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398045.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores an intriguing and under-studied aspect of cultural life in Victorian England: domestic handicrafts, the decorative pursuit that predated the Arts and Crafts movement. The book ... More


Joan of Art

Donald A. Ritchie and Terry L. Birdwhistell

in Washington's Iron Butterfly: Bess Clements Abell, An Oral History

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813182261
eISBN:
9780813182476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813182261.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

Eight years after leaving the Johnson White House Bess Clements Abell became Chief of Staff to Joan Mondale, wife of the vice-president. She used her considerable political skills and White House ... More


The Iconic Book in Ireland, 1891–1930

Nicola Gordon Bowe

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the most important achievements in the art and design of the book in Ireland in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, with special reference to iconic books. It ... More


Connoisseurship: Giving Credit to Phoebe Junior

Talia Schaffer

in Novel Craft: Victorian Domestic Handicraft and Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195398045
eISBN:
9780190252816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398045.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Margaret Oliphant's novel Phoebe Junior and its emphasis on waste paper as the sign of the new finance—in contrast to solid, heavy, metal coinage—during the Victorian ... More


From Arroyo Culture to NELA Arts

Jan Lin

in Taking Back the Boulevard: Art, Activism, and Gentrification in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479809806
eISBN:
9781479862429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809806.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Examines arts culture in the Arroyo Seco from the Arts and Crafts movement colony of the “Arroyo Culture” to the contemporary NELA art scene. It chronicles the major figures of this bohemia which ... More


Artistic Roots of Arab Cinema

Viola Shafik

in Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160653
eISBN:
9781936190096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160653.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Traditional Islamic principles of representation have rarely been applied to Arab cinema. The colorful non-spatial painting of miniatures and the ornamental rhythms of the arabesque, basically ... More


“All of Vienna has become Secessionistic”: Longings of an Organization

Kevin C. Karnes

in A Kingdom Not of This World: Wagner, the Arts, and Utopian Visions in Fin-de-Siecle Vienna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199957927
eISBN:
9780199346011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199957927.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter argues that the founding project of the Vienna Secession endeavored to realize the promise of the Wagnerian Gesamtkunstwerk to transform individual minds and society as a whole. Drawing ... More


The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

Koenraad Claes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474426213
eISBN:
9781474453776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Fed up with the commercial and moral restrictions of the mainstream press of the late Victorian era, the diverse avant-garde groups of authors and artists of the Aesthetic Movement developed a new ... More


Religion, Art, and Money: Episcopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Peter W. Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626970
eISBN:
9781469628134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626970.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This cultural history of mainline Protestantism and American cities--most notably, New York City--focuses on rich, city-dwelling Episcopalians and what they did with their money. Peter Williams ... More


The Gothic Revival and the Arts and Crafts Movement

Peter W. Williams

in Religion, Art, and Money: Episcopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626970
eISBN:
9781469628134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626970.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Although it was eventually adopted by Episcopalians across the spectrum of “churchmanship” as well as by a wide variety of other American denominations, the use of the Gothic was for Anglo-Catholics ... More


View: