Inspiring reform : Boston's arts and crafts movement / Marilee Boyd Meyer, consulting curator ; essays by David Acton ... [et al.].

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-153949

Description

247 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 37 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Arts and crafts movement Exhibitions.
Decorative arts Exhibitions.

Originator

Meyer, Marilee Boyd.
Acton, David, 1953-
Davis Museum and Cultural Center.
Renwick Gallery.

Contents

Talking or working : the conundrum of moral aesthetics in Boston's arts and crafts movement / Edward S. Cooke, Jr. -- "All workmen, artists, and lovers of art" : the organizational structure of the Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston / Beverly K. Brandt -- The aesthetics of craftsmanship and the prestige of the past : Boston furniture-making and wood-carving / Edward S. Cooke, Jr. -- The potter's art in Boston : individuality and expression / Susan J. Montgomery -- Circles of influence : metalsmithing in New England / Jeannine Falino -- Historic interpretations : Boston's arts and crafts jewelry / Marilee Boyd Meyer -- Boston and the Society of Arts and Crafts : textiles / Nicola J. Shilliam -- A millennium in book-making : the book arts in Boston / Nancy Finlay -- Pictorialism and naturalism in New England photography / Anne E. Havinga -- The flourish of color relief printmaking in New England / David Acton.

Publication

Wellesley, Mass. : Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College ;
New York : Distributed by Harry N. Abrams

Description

247 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 37 cm.

Notes

Catalog of an exhibition at the Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Feb. 28-July 14, 1997, and at the Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Mar. 6-July 6, 1998.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

1881894088 (Davis Museum) :
0810963418 (Abrams) :

Call Number

Coll. NK1141.I57 1997 c.1
Rare NK1141.I57 1997 c.2
Stacks NK1141.I57 1997 c.3

Other People and Orgs

Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.)

Places

Massachusetts Boston