Stickley Brothers by Michael E. Clark
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Stickley Brothers
By Michael E. Clark

The Stickley Brothers

The Quest for an American Voice

By (author) See other recent books by Michael E. Clark See other recent books by Jill Thomas-Clark
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $80.00
Your Price: $72.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.60 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Stickley Brothers by Michael E. Clark

Book Description

Stickley is a name synonymous with Arts & Crafts style in America. The five Stickley brothers-Gustav, Albert, Leopold, John George, and Charles-were fully engaged in the furniture industry around the turn of the twentieth century and had a huge impact on America's statement of style. But were any one of them a style maker? Gustav Stickley claimed that he had established an American style. Albert Stickley contradicted that claim, and Leopold made his own statement during his final years. Here, for the first time, the representative photographs and ideas of all the brothers' work appear together in one volume, to compare and contrast, so that readers might make their own evaluations. Michael and Jill Thomas-Clark examine each brother's work and its relation to the quest for an American style, placing particular emphasis on the early years and transitional moments. The authors draw a definitive conclusion, and it is an answer certainly worth reading, seeing, and thinking about. Dr. Michael E. Clark is an associate professor at Elmira College in the Fine Arts Department, and Jill Thomas-Clark is a registrar for the Corning Museum of Glass. Their work has appeared in Style 1900: The Journal of the Arts and Crafts Movement. They live in upstate New York.

Buy Stickley Brothers book by Michael E. Clark from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781586850531
ISBN-10: 1586850539
Format: Hardback
(260mm x 224mm x 21mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Gibbs M. Smith Inc
Publisher: Gibbs M. Smith Inc
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Stickley Brothers book by Michael E. Clark and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Michael E. Clark close
»
Recent books by Jill Thomas-Clark close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close