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Thinking through craft

Author: Glenn Adamson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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This volume provides an introduction to the varied concepts and theories of modern arts and crafts. The author writes about craft as a process or an approach -- not as things. He demonstrates the complex interdependencies of craft and art as well as "craft's" own conflicting historical tendencies. The author presents five aspects of "craft's" supposed second-class identity: supplementarity, sensuality, skill, the
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Adamson
ISBN: 1845206460 1845206479 9781845206468 9781845206475
OCLC Number: 141384420
Description: x, 209 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Craft at the limits --
Craft as a process --
Supplemental --
Homage to Brancusi --
Wearable sculptures : modern jewelry and the problem of autonomy --
Reframing the pattern and decoration movement --
Props : Gijs Bakker and Gord Peteran --
Material --
Ceramic presence : Peter Voulkos --
Natural limitations : Stephen De Staebler and Ken Price --
Crawling through mud : Yagi Kazuo --
The materialization of the art object, 1966-72 --
Breath : Dale Chihuly and Emma Wooffenden --
Skilled --
Circular thinking : David Pye and Michael Baxandall --
Learning by doing --
Thinking in situations : Josef Albers --
from the Bauhaus to Black Mountain --
Charles Jencks and Kenneth Frampton : the ad hoc and the tectonic --
Conclusion : skill and the human condition --
Pastoral --
Regions apart --
Two versions of pastoral : Phil Leider and Art Espenet Carpenter --
North, south, east, west : Carl Andre and Robert Smithson --
Landscapes : Gord Peteran and Richard Slee --
Amateur --
"The world's most fascinating hobby" : Robert Arneson --
Feminism and the politics of amateurism --
Abject craft : Mike Kelley and Tracey Emin.
Responsibility: Glenn Adamson.
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