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The craftsman and the critic :defining usefulness and beauty in arts and crafts-era Boston /Beverly K. Brandt.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Brandt, Beverly Kay.
Publication
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press
Contents
Introduction: In quest of usefulness and beauty: the evolution of the discipline of design criticism in the nineteenth century -- Boston in the Gilded Age: embracing design criticism and the reform movement -- By word, deed, or example: promoting design reform in Boston -- Adviser, promoter, tormentor, and midwife: the multiple roles of Boston's design critics -- Models and methodologies: guidelines for achieving "good design" -- The Boston diaspora: promoting Boston's standards of usefulness and beauty nationwide -- Afterword -- Epilogue: Usefulness and beauty in the new millennium: the legacy of the Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston -- Appendixes: A. Members of the SACB jury, 1900-1917 ; B. Survey of the SACB membership by craft category, 1916 ; C. List of books in the SACB library, compiled 1917-1918 ; D. Works commended by the SACB jury as listed in the Annual reports, 1913-1918 ; E. Architect members of the SACB, 1897-1917.
Date
c2009.
Description
xxx, 391 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-379) and index.
ISBN
1558496777 (alk. paper)
9781558496774 (alk. paper)
GUSN
259787
Call Number
Stacks NK1141.B73 2009 c. 1
Stacks NK1141.B73 2009 c. 2
Descriptive terms
Arts and crafts movement History 19th century.
Arts and crafts movement.
Decorative arts History 19th century.
Places
Boston
Massachusetts Boston

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