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New masters of the wooden box : expanding the boundaries of box making

Author: Oscar P Fitzgerald
Publisher: East Petersburg, PA : Fox Chapel Publishing, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meet thirty-four contemporary artists pushing the boundaries of box making. The wooden box has evolved over centuries from containers that serve a purpose to a soulful summation of creative exploration.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar P Fitzgerald
ISBN: 9781565233928 1565233921
OCLC Number: 318427051
Description: 215 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction: boxes through the ages --
Bonnie Bishoff & J.M. Syron: bringing two mediums together --
Andy Buck: listening to nature --
Kip Christensen: to get good ideas, start with many ideas --
Jim Christiansen: art is visual therapy --
Jean-Christophe Couradin: visual emotions, tactile pleasures --
Andrew Crawford: almost anything is possible --
Michael Cullen: unquenchable need to make --
Jenna Goldberg: creating boxes with surprises --
Louise Hibbert: from microbiology, high art --
Michael Hosaluk: work expresses inner spirit --
Robert Ingham: restrained designs, impeccable craftsmanship --
Ray Jones: boxes engineered for beauty --
Kim Kelzer: pop culture becomes fine art --
Steven Kennard: boxes with eternal appeal --
Yuji Kubo: experiments with nontraditional colors --
Po Shun Leong: viewers reference, interpret, experience --
Peter Lloyd: 'What if?' brings innovations --
Tom Loeser: pioneer pushes boundaries --
Michael Mode: taking techniques to new levels --
Craig Nutt: seeing the mundance in different light --
Jan and Janet O'Rourke: sharing a beautiful collaboration --
Emi Ozawa: mystery evokes viewer's curiosity --
Andrew Potocnik: humbled by nature's beauty --
Richard Raffan: producing refined, simple shapes --
Ulrike Scriba: modern designs, traditional techniques --
Jeff and Katrina Seaton: teamwork creates boxes that are right --
Tommy Simpson: reaching viewers through universal symbols --
Bonnie Klein & Jacques Vesery: creating containers of stories --
Philip Weber: crafting heirlooms from raw wood --
Hans Weissflog: meticulour planning of complex designs.
Responsibility: Oscar P. Fitzgerald.
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Featuring some of the best woodworkers and artisans - such as Michael Hosaluk, Steven Kennard, Richard Raffin, Jacques Vesery, Bonnie Klein and Hans Weissflog - this craftsmen's companion celebrates  Read more...

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Peter Korn's forward to this book says, "Boxes have a pedigree as ancient as civilization itself...The boxes in this book are not defined by intended use...Where earlier boxes were made to serve, Read more...

 
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