Art and Crafts Movement, artists and art

(movement, 1880 - 1910)

The Arts and Crafts Movement refers to the loosely-linked group of craftsmen, artists, designers and architects who aimed to raise the status of the applied arts to that of the fine arts. Largely inspired by William Morris, other key artists in the movement included William de Morgan, Henry Holiday, Walter Crane, the architect and designer Philip Webb and Christopher Whall. Alexander Fisher was the leading Arts and Crafts enameller.

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Art and Crafts Movement

The Arts and Crafts movement was a reformist movement, at first inspired by the writings of John Ruskin, that was at its height between approximately 1880–1910. The movement influenced British decorative arts, architecture, cabinet making, crafts, and even the "cottage" garden designs of William Robinson or Gertrude Jekyll...