Abramtsevo is known as the earliest site of the ArtsandCrafts movement in Russia, sharing aspects of its organization with similar English circles. 1 However, it would be incorrect to conclude that French critics were aware of Savva Mamontov and the Abramtsevo artistic circle as soon as their
Sie verdankt ihre Entstehung dem Widerstand junger englischer Künstler gegen die Royal Academy Mitte der 8oer Jahre des 19. Jh.s. Sie war das Sammelbecken all jener, die sich zu der ArtsandCrafts-Bewegung bekannten. Erster Präsident und Inspirator war Walter Crane. Hauptanliegen der Gesellschaft
region, this carpentry workshop was a collaboration between professional artists and peasants, and evolved to become a model for other kustar workshops and schools. 9 As Wendy Salmond’s chronology in the appendix of her thorough investigation of Russian ArtsandCrafts reveals, efforts to study and
his representation of the Chinese as master artisans and artists, Mandeville quotes a particular proverb, according to which the Chinese say that when it comes to artsandcrafts all peoples of the world are blind, the ‘Christians’ see with one eye, and they (the Chinese) only see with two (“Et pour
books and postcards.
2) Wendy R. Salmond, ArtsandCrafts in Late Imperial Russia. Reviving the Kustar Art Industries, 1870-1917 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1996), 1.
3) Kustar is generally translated as a peasant handicraftsman.
4) M. K. Tenisheva, Vpechatleniia moei zhizni (Paris
is the result of two of them as it constitutes a follow-up of the international conference The ArtsandCrafts of Literacy: Manuscript Cultures in Muslim sub-Saharan Africa , that was organized and hosted by the editors at the University of Cape Town on September 5 and 6, 2013. The publication of
within t h e broader context of the European artsandcrafts movement a s a product of the s e a r c h for national identity, confrontation with modernity, and distress over fading rural traditions. Her book a p p e a r s a s part of a new s e r i e s at Cambridge University P r e s s entitled Modern