10 British Gardens of the Arts & Crafts Movement

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British Gardens of the Arts & Crafts Movement 1860s - 1910s
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Principles of Arts & Crafts Movement Instigated in England by William Morris, 1860s Against the division of labor and mass production Favored the medieval system of master craftsman and apprentice Feared loss of traditional skills & creativity Rejected the use of machinery (some) Naturalistic ornamentation – use of animal and plant motifs Associated with Socialist ideals Inspired by John Ruskin’s writings, particularly Seven Lamps of Architecture , 1848
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Precursor to Arts & Crafts Movement John Ruskin – British art critic, poet, and artist Seven Lamps of Architecture , 1848 1. Architecture for the Sake of beauty rather then mere function 2. Honesty of materials 3. Power of impression 4. Inspiration from nature 5. Virile liveliness 6. Commemorative quality 7. Accordance with universally accepted styles
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Rockwood Pottery Interior of the Gamble House Arts & Crafts Inspired Interiors & Objects
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