arts and crafts

arts and crafts
noun Usage: often capitalized A&C Date: 1888 a movement in European and American design during the late 19th and early 20th centuries promoting handcraftsmanship over industrial mass production

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  • Arts and Crafts — Arts Crafts Papier peint de William Morris Le mouvement Arts Crafts, littéralement Arts et artisanats, est un mouvement artistique réformateur, né dans les années 1860 à 1910, époque glorieuse de l Angleterre victorienne. Il peut être considéré… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • arts and crafts — noun plural art or objects that are made by hand, for example POTTERY or NEEDLEWORK: an arts and crafts fair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Arts and crafts — This article is about the hobby. For other uses, see Arts Crafts (disambiguation). At the Buell Children s Museum in Pueblo, Colorado, children and their guardians partake in arts and crafts. Arts and crafts comprise a whole host of activities… …   Wikipedia

  • ARTS AND CRAFTS —    The English Arts and Crafts movement was first introduced in the 1860s by the English artist, writer, and socialist William Morris. With a particular focus on higher standards of handcrafted work that was more accessible to the growing middle… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • arts and crafts — noun the arts of decorative design and handicraft they sponsored arts and crafts in order to encourage craftsmanship in an age of mass production • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑art, ↑artistic creation, ↑artistic production …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arts and Crafts — El movimiento Arts and Crafts (literalmente, Artes y oficios) fue una escuela artística que surgió en Inglaterra a mediados del siglo XIX y se desarrolló en el Reino Unido y en los Estados Unidos durante los últimos años del siglo XIX y en los… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Arts and Crafts — Artischocken Tapete von John Henry Dearle für William Morris Co. um 1897 Das Arts and Crafts Movement war eine englische Bewegung in der Kunst und insbesondere im Produktdesign. Sie entstand in der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts, wurde maßgeblich von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Arts and Crafts — UK / US adjective made in a style that returned to using patterns, materials, and methods that existed before industrial production, following ideas developed in England in the late 19th century a collection of Arts and Crafts jewellery …   English dictionary

  • arts and crafts — UK / US noun [plural] art art or objects that are made by hand, for example pottery or needlework an arts and crafts fair …   English dictionary

  • Arts and Crafts Movement —   [ ɑːts ənd krɑːfts muːvmənt] das, englisch Bewegung zur Reform des Kunsthandwerks im 19. Jahrhundert. Sie ging von W. Morris aus, der 1861 mit Architekten und präraffaelitischen Malern eine Gesellschaft zur Herstellung kunsthandwerklicher… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Arts and Crafts (movement) — n. a social and artistic movement of the second half of the 19th cent. emphasizing a return to handwork, skilled craftsmanship, and attention to design in the decorative arts, from the mechanization and mass production of the Industrial… …   Universalium

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