American Arts and Crafts Movement
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From Resource Library in chronological order:
Behold the Day: The Color Block Prints of Frances Gearhart; essay by Susan Futterman (11/18/09)
Beauty in Common Things: American Arts and Crafts Pottery from the Two Red Roses Foundation (11/7/08)
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Long Islander of the Gilded Age; essay by Franklin Hill Perrell (9/3/08)
Tiffany Lamps: Articles of Utility, Objects of Beauty; essay by Constance Schwartz (9/3/08)
Craft in America - Expanding Traditions (11/20/07)
Pewabic Pottery: Patronage, Private Residences, Public Buildings, Sacred Spaces; with essay by Thomas W. Brunk (6/7/07)
The American Arts & Crafts Home, 1900 - 1915: Selections from the Two Red Roses Foundation Collection (2/1/06)
The Arts and Crafts Movement in Europe and America, 1880-1920: Design for the Modern World (2/8/05)
American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts 1790-1840 (12/20/04)
American Fancy, Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840 (7/14/04)
University City Ceramics: Saint Louis Heritage and the Arts and Crafts Movement (6/30/04
American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840 (1/21/04)
"Leaves have their time to fall": Reflections of Mourning in Nineteenth-Century Decorative Arts (6/24/03)
The Decorative Arts of New York 1700-1900: The Wunsch Collection from the New York State Museum (8/26/02)
On the Surface: Late 19th Century Decorative Arts (2/27/01)
Arthur Wesley Dow and American Arts & Crafts (3/3/00)
Arthur Wesley Dow and American Arts & Crafts (6/21/99)
Art for Everyday Living: The American Arts and Crafts Movement, 1890-1920 (4/10/99)
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts 50th Anniversary Traveling Collection Exhibition
As of 4/15/13 TFAO Digital Library contained 421 pages referencing the phrase "Arts and Crafts."
From other websites:
Arts & Crafts movement, from the Morse Museum. Accessed May, 2014The Arts and Crafts Movement in America, a thematic essay by Monica Obniski, Independent Scholar, from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Accessed July, 2015.
A Spirit of Simplicity: American Arts and Crafts from the Two Red Roses Foundation, an exhibit held October 6, 2009 - January 3, 2010 at the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum. Note: This website does not provide URLs for past exhibits. Accessed October, 2014
Byrdcliffe: An American Arts and Crafts Community from Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University. Includes online exhibition. Accessed May, 2014
Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement, an exhibit held 2/13/11 - 5/8/11 at Dallas Museum of Art. Includes gallery photos. Accessed 9/14.
"The Arts and Crafts Movement in America" by Mary Dutton Boehm, from The Journal of San Diego History, Summer 1990, Volume 36, Numbers 2 & 3. Accessed May, 2014
The Virtues of Simplicity - American Arts and Crafts from the Morse Collection was an exhibit held February 17, 2009 through January 13, 2013 at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. The museum says: "This exhibition features more than 50 decorative objects, including Craftsman furnishings purchased for Osceola Lodge from Gustav Stickley, the influential figure who established his companies in New York but who began his career with Tobey in Chicago. Other highlights include a rare Stickley appliquéd curtain on Craftsman canvas, c. 1910, which has never been exhibited, and metalware and lamps from the Roycrofters and a number of other American makers that are not often on view." Includes Exhibition Object Guide (PDF), Family Guide (PDF), Highlights. Accessed July, 2014.
Well Crafted, an exhibit held October 12, 2012- May 5, 2013 at Burchfield - Penney Art Center. Includes curator's essay on the Arts and Crafts Movement. Accessed May, 2014
WKSU/Kent State University: Arts & Crafts Movement in Europe and America 1880-1920 at Cleveland Museum of Art, reported by WKSU's Mark Urycki on October 19, 2005. Accessed May, 2014
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