Open main menu

The Artist and Journal of Home Culture

The Artist and Journal of Home Culture, also The Artist, was a monthly art and design journal published in London by Archibald Constable & Co. from 1880 to 1902.[1] From 1881 to 1894 the full title was The Artist and Journal of Home Culture. From 1896 the full title became The Artist: An Illustrated Monthly Record of Arts, Crafts and Industries. An American edition was published in New York by Truslove, Hanson & Comba.

The Artist  
The Artist (journal) cover.jpg
Disciplinefine arts, applied arts
Publication details
Publication history
Archibald Constable & Co. (English edition);
Truslove, Hanson & Comba (American edition)
Standard abbreviations
OCLC no.503359263

Under the editorship of Charles Kains Jackson, 1888-1894, The Artist and Journal of Home Culture contained a notable undercurrent of homoeroticism and had some importance in the homosexual subculture without being so overt as to alienate its mainstream readership.[2][3]


Editor's name Years
Wallace L. Crowdy[4] 1882–1884
Charles Kains Jackson 1888–1894
Wallace L. Crowdy[4] 1894–1899


  1. ^ Brake, Laurel; Demoor, Marysa (gen. eds.) (2009). "THE ARTIST AND JOURNAL OF HOME CULTURE". Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism. Ghent: Academia Press. p. 25. ISBN 9038213409.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Matt Cook, London and the Culture of Homosexuality, 1885-1914 (Cambridge University Press, 2003), p. 127.
  3. ^ Laurel Brake, "'Gay Discourse' and The Artist and Journal of Home Culture", in Nineteenth-Century Media and the Construction of Identities, edited by Laurel Brake, Bill Bell and David Finkelstein (Palgrave, 2000), pp. 271-294.
  4. ^ a b "CROWDY, Wallace Lowe". Who's Who. 59: 419. 1907.