William Morris by Linda Parry

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William Morris was one of the most influencial designers of the 19th century, and his appeal remains strong today. Many of his wallpaper, carpet, and textile patterns are still in production. Now, the life and work of this pioneer of the British Arts and Crafts Movement is fully analyzed for the first time in the most complete and multifaceted look at Morris ever published. 565 illustrations, 394 in color.

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Karen Livingstone is a research fellow at the V&A. She contributed to "Design and the Decorative Arts: Britain 15001900". Linda Parry is an expert on William Morris. She curated the highly successful V&A exhibition on William Morris in 1995 and edited the accompanying Abrams book, "William Morris". Parry is deputy keeper of the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion Department at the V&A.
Published September 1, 1996 by Harry N. Abrams. 384 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography, History, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Next, Morris biographer Fiona MacCarthy explores how the Arts and Crafts pioneer's belief in visual harmony as a basic human function informed his work in embroidery, furniture, domestic decoration, stained glass, painting, wallpapers, engravings, illumination and calligraphy, tapestry, textiles-...

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