Handmade in Britain

ISBN: 9781851777082 Categorii: Diverse, Diverse. An apariție: 2012 Autor: Jo Norman Editură: V&A Publishing Tip copertă: Hardcover Număr pagini: 176 Stoc: Stoc limitat

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This important book forms part of the Handmade in Britain partnership between the V&A and the BBC. Published as the culmination of a year-long season of programming over three series, it explores the history of making in Britain, looking across all media within the decorative arts. Handmade in Britain expands on the programmes, featuring key objects and makers in the V&A's collection as well as contributions from contemporary practitioners. It traces Britain's status as an unsophisticated importer of luxury Renaissance goods, to becoming one of the leading worldwide exporters of decorative arts by the end of the nineteenth century, and discusses present-day making - particularly the relationship between industrialized and craft-based processes and practice. It also shows how the history of making in Britain is not a London-centric story, but one of regional centres across the country often suited to different manufacturers for specific reasons. Like the programmes, the book takes each tradition in turn, looking .

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Jo Norman
Data Publicarii
2012
Editura
V&A Publishing
Inaltime
27
Latime
21.6
Tip Coperta
Hardcover
Nr Pag
176
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