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The Resource Arts & crafts stained glass, Peter Cormack

Arts & crafts stained glass, Peter Cormack

Label
Arts & crafts stained glass
Title
Arts & crafts stained glass
Statement of responsibility
Peter Cormack
Title variation
Arts and crafts stained glass
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Beautifully illustrated and based on more than three decades of research, Arts & Crafts Stained Glass is the first study of how the late-19th-century Arts and Crafts Movement transformed the aesthetics and production of stained glass in Britain and America. A progressive school of artists, committed to direct involvement both in making and designing windows, emerged in the 1880s and 1890s, reinventing stained glass as a modern, expressive art form. Using innovative materials and techniques, they rejected formulaic Gothic Revivalism while seeking authentic, creative inspiration in medieval traditions. This new approach was pioneered by Christopher Whall (1849-1924), whose charismatic teaching educated a generation of talented pupils--both men and women--who produced intensely colorful and inventive stained glass, using dramatic, lyrical, and often powerfully moving design and symbolism. Peter Cormack demonstrates how women made critical contributions to the renewal of stained glass as artists and entrepreneurs, gaining meaningful equality with their male colleagues, more fully than in any other applied art. Cormack restores stained glass to its proper status as an important field of Arts and Crafts activity, with a prominent role in the movement's polemical campaigning, its public exhibitions, and its educational program"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cormack, Peter
Dewey number
748.509
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NK5309.8
LC item number
.C67 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Glass painting and staining
  • Glass painting and staining
  • Arts and crafts movement
  • DESIGN
  • ART
  • ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES
  • Arts and crafts movement
  • Glass painting and staining
Label
Arts & crafts stained glass, Peter Cormack
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'No lost art': pioneering the regeneration of stained glass -- Christopher Whall: art and craft in a cowshed -- Arts & crafts stained glass in the 1890s: artists, architects and glass-makers -- Schools, workshops and the 'new woman' as stained glass artist -- Developments in arts & crafts stained glass in England (outside London), Ireland and Scotland -- Style, theme and context: some major arts & crafts glazing schemes -- The transatlantic adventure in light and colour -- The second generation of arts & crafts stained glass workers in Britain, 1900-1914 -- Between the World Wars and beyond
Control code
ocn893202839
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
ix, 354 pages
Isbn
9780300209709
Lccn
2014040806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780300209792
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780300209709
  • (OCoLC)893202839
Label
Arts & crafts stained glass, Peter Cormack
Publication
Note
"Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'No lost art': pioneering the regeneration of stained glass -- Christopher Whall: art and craft in a cowshed -- Arts & crafts stained glass in the 1890s: artists, architects and glass-makers -- Schools, workshops and the 'new woman' as stained glass artist -- Developments in arts & crafts stained glass in England (outside London), Ireland and Scotland -- Style, theme and context: some major arts & crafts glazing schemes -- The transatlantic adventure in light and colour -- The second generation of arts & crafts stained glass workers in Britain, 1900-1914 -- Between the World Wars and beyond
Control code
ocn893202839
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
ix, 354 pages
Isbn
9780300209709
Lccn
2014040806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780300209792
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780300209709
  • (OCoLC)893202839

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