All the great works of artists have always been an inspiration throughout the years. Even if someone is not from the field of arts and crafts, they would still be able to figure out some names of famous artists. It is because the artists from the initial periods, at the beginning of an era of arts and crafts, had invested a lot of effort into the recognition. The concept of arts still has a long way to go in terms of growth and acceptance.
Edward Burne-Jones: He is an English artist from the period in history when the Pre-Raphaelite movement happened. He worked with William Morris on the idea of decorative arts in the early 80s. Also, he was a part of the critical era. It was when glass art was popular in Britain. His famous artworks include the Wheel of Fortune, Atlas Turned to Stone, and so much more.
Warja Honegger-Lavater: The Swiss-born artist has been contributing to the world of art since the 1940s. She is one of the remarkable artists of the era who contributed to be the art form for decades and more. The illustrator was famous for her books that discuss the classic fairy tales with figures and not words. She is renowned for the creativity she had, even when no one thought about it. The originality of her idea was the reason she is popular still now. She was also a part of the arts and crafts movement and modernism.
Joseph Southall: Born in 1861, the English painter has been a leading figure in the early 20th century. The era was the revival of painting and art forms, and his contributions are well known. He was the leader of the Birmingham Group of Artist-Craftsmen. He had a significant contribution to do in the late Pre-Raphaelites phase. While people thought arts has no sync with other fields, Southall became a progressive member of the liberal party then entered the independent labour party.
Harry Clarke: He is an Irish artist who primarily worked on the idea of stain glass and book illustration. He was one of the leading figures in the arts and crafts movement in Ireland. He adored the work done in the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements and continued on the same path.
Henry Chapman Mercer: In the list of famous artists, we can find the American archaeologist and the artifact collector Henry Chapman. He was a part of the famous movement for arts and crafts as well.
Most of these artists were a part of the arts and crafts movement. In addition to the artists, some archeologists and art lovers also supported the movement enough for its growth. As the artists may recognize, the movement has had a significant role to play in how people perceive the art form currently. It is undoubtedly a treat for the artists to see the people loving and recognizing their art form and works. So, let us all be a part of this and respect the art forms more.