Item Number: 144304
Title: For Art's Sake : The Aesthetic Movement in Print & Beyond 1870-1890, from the Collection of Eric Holzenber
Author: Holzenberg, Eric
Record created on 01/12/2017
Description: New York: The Grolier Club, 2017. 31cm., hardcover, 136pp. illus. Exhibition catalogue.
Summary: Descriptions of 129 books, prints and other objects displaying the exceptional artistry and wit of the Aesthetic Movement, the unique mix of medievalism and japonisme that captivated Oscar Wilde, inspired William Morris, and dominated the decorative arts in the period 1870-1890. The exhibition and catalogue explore, in unprecedented breadth and depth, the important role of print media in the development and spread of Aesthetic ideals in applied art of all kinds, including architecture, interior design, and the book arts.
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