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Makers [electronic resource] : A History of American Studio Craft.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780807834138Publication details: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9780807895832
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Makers : A History of American Studio CraftDDC classification:
  • 745.0973
LOC classification:
  • NK807.K67 2010
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Contents:
Contents; Preface; 1 THE ROOTS OF STUDIO CRAFT; 2 1900-1909: HANDWORK AND INDUSTRIALIZATION; 3 1910-1919: UPHEAVALS; 4 1920-1929: BOOM TIME IN A CONSUMERIST SOCIETY; 5 1930-1939: INDUSTRIAL DESIGN VERSUS HANDCRAFT; 6 1940-1949: NEW OPPORTUNITIES; 7 1950-1959: THE SECOND REVIVAL OF CRAFTS; 8 1960-1969: YOUTH CULTURE, COUNTERCULTURE, MULTICULTURE; 9 1970-1979: ORGANIZATIONS AND PROFESSIONALS; 10 1980-1989: MONEY AND IMAGES; 11 1990-1999: MASTERY AS MEANING; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index;
Summary: Here is the first comprehensive survey of modern craft in the United States. The book follows the development of studio craft--objects in fiber, clay, glass, wood, and metal--from its roots in 19th-century reform movements to the rich diversity of expression at the end of the 20th century. Keeping as their main focus the objects and the makers, Koplos and Metcalf offer a detailed analysis of seminal works and discussions of education, institutional support, and the philosophical underpinnings of craft. Oversize, with more than 400 illustrations.
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Contents; Preface; 1 THE ROOTS OF STUDIO CRAFT; 2 1900-1909: HANDWORK AND INDUSTRIALIZATION; 3 1910-1919: UPHEAVALS; 4 1920-1929: BOOM TIME IN A CONSUMERIST SOCIETY; 5 1930-1939: INDUSTRIAL DESIGN VERSUS HANDCRAFT; 6 1940-1949: NEW OPPORTUNITIES; 7 1950-1959: THE SECOND REVIVAL OF CRAFTS; 8 1960-1969: YOUTH CULTURE, COUNTERCULTURE, MULTICULTURE; 9 1970-1979: ORGANIZATIONS AND PROFESSIONALS; 10 1980-1989: MONEY AND IMAGES; 11 1990-1999: MASTERY AS MEANING; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index;

Here is the first comprehensive survey of modern craft in the United States. The book follows the development of studio craft--objects in fiber, clay, glass, wood, and metal--from its roots in 19th-century reform movements to the rich diversity of expression at the end of the 20th century. Keeping as their main focus the objects and the makers, Koplos and Metcalf offer a detailed analysis of seminal works and discussions of education, institutional support, and the philosophical underpinnings of craft. Oversize, with more than 400 illustrations.