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Koehler, Florence (1861–1944)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

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...Florence Koehler (1861–1944), a decorative artist and interior designer, is known today for her arts and crafts jewelry. Koehler, a founding member of Chicago’s Arts and Crafts Society, was born in Michigan and lived in Kansas City...

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacre City

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

2

...Frank Lloyd Wright disliked urban centers. He thought that they were crowded, unsanitary, unhealthy, and generally lacked any coherent plan: “To look at the plan of a great City is to look at something like the cross-section of a fibrous...

The Paul Revere Pottery

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

2

...In 2000, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art acquired a stylized Arts and Crafts ceramic vase decorated by Sara Galner (1894–1982), a Paul Revere Pottery designer and Jewish Austro-Hungarian immigrant (Metropolitan Museum of Art 2000...

Whitman, Sarah Wyman (1842–1904)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

2

...Sarah Wyman Whitman (1842–1904), who helped establish the first US Society of Arts and Crafts (1897), was a leading nineteenth-century Boston artist, designer, and educator. After studying painting with the renowned artist William Morris...

Marie Zimmermann (1879–1972)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

2

...Marie Zimmermann (1879–1972), born to a well-to-do Swiss family in Brooklyn, was widely celebrated during the 1920s and 1930s for her Egyptian revival jewelry, fluted copper bowls, jeweled metal daggers, silver candelabra, and wrought-iron...