Jeffrey Collins
 
Collins, Jeffrey
Collins, Jeffrey
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Description: History of Design: Decorative Arts and Material Culture 1400–2000
By the mid-eighteenth century, rising household wealth, improvements in manufacturing, and an expanding middle class gave European consumers access to greater quantities and a wider range of goods and styles...
Author
Pat Kirkham (Editor), Susan Weber (Editor)
PublisherBard Graduate Center
Description: History of Design: Decorative Arts and Material Culture 1400–2000
~~In many areas of Europe, the period from 1600 to 1750 was an age of grandeur, marked by expansive claims to status and authority expressed through equally exuberant languages of ornament and decoration. Sacred spaces, like St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, offered a symphony for the senses in which colorful hardstone-encrusted...
Author
Pat Kirkham (Editor), Susan Weber (Editor)
PublisherBard Graduate Center