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Catalog Number 00123
Object Name Book
Call# 745.5 K1319
Published Date 2006/ /
Catalog date 2010-10-20
Summary Pt. 1. On the crafts: Storytelling in American craft, 1750-1950. The embodiment of ingenuity. Pacific Northwest crafts in the 1950s. Breaking barriers: recent American craft. The rematerialization of the art object. The myth of the neglected ceramic artist --

Pt. 2. Ceramics: Toward a bicameral esthetic of clay. Robert Sperry: planetary clay. American figurative ceramics. Shattered self: Northwest figurative ceramics. Howard Kottler. Pattern re-examined in American ceramics. Richard Fairbanks: Turning point. Jim Leedy: Prehistoric modern. Rick Dillingham and the reparative drive. Michael Lucero discovers America. Viola Frey's family plot. Doug Jeck: monuments to uncertainty. Ryoji Koie: new contexts. Lawson Oyekan: origin and exile. Picasso's ceramics: a lifelong interest. North American ceramic sculpture now --

Pt. 3. Glass: American studio glass since 1945: from Cold War to hot shop -- Glass as element: five artists -- Buster Simpson: throwaway glass -- Toots Zynsky: the climate of color -- William Morris: paleoglass -- Therman Statom: installing space -- Containing space: Ginny Ruffner's installations -- Metamorphosis: glass sculptures by Lynda Benglis -- Daniel Clayman: the object is image -- Glass in public art today: preservation, renovation, innovation -- Paul Marioni: the visitor -- Robert Kehlmann: aspects of meaning -- Marvin Lipofsky: concealing the void -- Femcluster: a new paradigm -- Robert Willson: image-maker -- Bertil Vallien: somna vakna -- Vision quest: Native American glass -- Benjamin Moore: the translator

Pt. 5 : Wood, fiber and metals -- Leroy Setziol : system and symbol -- Brian Gladwell : twelve works -- Albert Paley : organic form -- Lia Cook : Ariadne in Berkeley -- Wendell Castle : environmental works -- The age of Solberg -- Ellensburg Funky -- Ross Palmer Beecher : exploring American myths -- Sculptural heritage and sculptural implications : turned wood objects in the Wornick collection -- David Groth -- Jean Williams Cacicedo : explorations in cloth -- Randy Shull -- Patterning the past : Rachel Brumer and Isabel Kahn -- Keith Lewis : from propagandist to humanist -- Nancy Worden : excavations.

Pt. 5: Two American masters -- Rudy Autio: Montana artist -- Dale Chihuly: unfinished odyssey.
Author Kangas, Matthew
Title Craft and concept : the rematerialization of the art object / Matthew Kangas
Subjects Decorative arts -- 20th century
Handicraft -- Philosophy
ISBN 1877675563
Physical Description 460 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Publisher Midmarch Arts Press
Published Place New York
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