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Craft in America

Author: Carol SauvionKyra ThompsonNigel NobleDan SeegerHilary BirminghamAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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"Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Documentary
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Sauvion; Kyra Thompson; Nigel Noble; Dan Seeger; Hilary Birmingham; Randy Oglesby; Sam Maloof; Mary Jackson; Pat Courtney Gold; Garry Knox Bennett; Tom Joyce; Jan Yager; David Gurney; Kit Carson; Mira Nakashima; Richard Notkin; Sarah Jaeger; Denise Wallace; Samuel Wallace; Dona Look; Ken Loeber; Yaffa Lerea; Don Lenzer; Laura Karpman; Craft in America, Inc.; Independent Television Service.; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0793693365 9780793693368
OCLC Number: 140341822
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Subtitle on disc label: A journey to the origins, artists and techniques of American craft.
Three-part program produced in 2006; originally broadcast as a television program on PBS in 2007.
Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Credits: Directors of photography, Don Lenzer, Peter Pilafian, Allan Palmer ; editors, Yaffa Lerea, Leonard Feinstein, Lillian E. Benson ; music by Laura Karpman.
Performer(s): Memory: Sam Maloof (wood worker), Mary Jackson (basket weaver), Pat Courtney Gold (basket weaver), Garry Knox Bennett (furniture maker), Tom Joyce (blacksmith).
Landscape: Jan Yager (artist), David Gurney (ceramist), Timberline Lodge (Mount Hood, Oregon), Kit Carson (jeweler, sculptor), Mira Nakashima (furniture designer), Richard Notkin (artist).
Community: Mississippi Cultural Crossroads (Port Gibson, Mississippi), Penland School of Crafts, Sarah Jaeger (potter), Archie Bray Foundation, Pilchuk Glass School, Denise Wallace (jeweler), Sam Wallace (lapidary), Dona Look (artist), Ken Loeber (artist).
Narrator, Randy Oglesby.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions; stereo.; NTSC.
Contents: episode 1. Memory --
episode 2. Landscape --
episode 3. Community.
Other Titles: Memory.
Landscape.
Community.
Craft in America (Television program)
Journey to the origins, artists and techniques of American craft
Responsibility: a co-production of Craft in America, Inc. and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; presented in association with KCET/Los Angeles ; created by Carol Sauvion ; writer, Kyra Thompson ; directors, Nigel Noble (Memory), Dan Seeger (Landscape), Hilary Birmingham (Community).

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"Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container.

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