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Exhibition of British Art in Industry, Burlington House (1935)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Exhibition of British Art in Industry, also known as the Exhibition of British Industrial Art, took place at the Royal Academy, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, from January to March 1935. Organized by the Royal Academy...

De Waal, Edmund (1964–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Edmund Arthur Lowndes de Waal OBE (1964–) an artist, author, and now stage designer, was born into a European family in Nottingham, UK, and educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he obtained a first class degree in English literature...

Yanagi, Sōetsu (Muneyoshi) (1889–1961)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... they met renowned Navajo potter Maria Martinez (1887–1980) at San Ildefonso Pueblo.In 1936, Yanagi created a museum of “arts of the people,” known as the Nihon Mingeikan, Japan Folk Crafts Museum, in Shibuya, Tokyo. It houses his collection...

Chicago Century of Progress Exposition (1933–1934)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Chicago Century of Progress Exposition took place over the course of two seasons: May 27, 1933, to November 12, 1933; and May 26, 1934, to October 31, 1934. Covering an area of 170 hectares along the shores of Lake Michigan, attendance...

Leach, Bernard (1887–1979)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Bernard Howell Leach CH CBE (1887–1979) was an influential English studio potter. Born in Hong Kong, Leach spent part of his youth in East Asia, but he was sent to England at the age of ten to receive a British education. He then worked...

British Empire Exhibition (1924)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The British Empire Exhibition was opened by HRH King George V on St. Georges Day, April 23, 1924. Wembley Stadium, where the 1923 FA Cup Final was held, was built especially for the exhibition and demonstrated the immediate popularity...

White City Exhibitions, London (1908–1911)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... Railway, Boomerang, Spiral Chute, Wiggle Woggle, Roly Poly, Screamers, House of Troubles, Whirlpool, and Glacia Glide. Visitors from around the British Isles, as well as continental Europe, journeyed to London for these events, which were...

Barcelona International Exposition (1929)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... for athletic competitions and football games, tennis courts, and a swimming pool. The site also featured midway-style fun fair attractions and amusements.Several structures remain on the grounds at present. Palau Nacional now houses...