The Arts and Crafts movement did not exist in a vacuum, nor was it a static and clearly-defined set of principles that could not respond to advances in art and design. Simply put, it was embedded within a broader conversation about art and life that influenced–and was influenced by–important contemporary designers.
Join us for Saturday's virtual seminar, "'Art considered in its Application to Life': European Design in 1900", presented by Jonathan Clancy, Director of Collections and Preservation with Vonda Givens, Executive Director. bit.ly/SMCFclasses
Image credits: Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat, Bowl with two panthers, ca. 1894-95. Metropolitan Museum of Art.