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Published by G.G. Harrap in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Handicraft.,
  • Decorative arts.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Seonaid Mairi Robertson for UNESCO.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK1130 .R6
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5817980M
LC Control Number61003081
OCLC/WorldCa1510323

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This book encourages artists to take their work further into the areas of fine art and craft. Well written. She hopes you will take what you learn and create unique pieces of your own. I am so pleased I purchased this book and will refer to it frequently as I work with paper mache/5(18). (shelved 1 time as contemporary-culture) avg rating — 16, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Ever since the first Cheongju Craft Biennale held in , which introduced the world to nearly all fields of craft such as ceramics, woodcraft, textile, and metalcraft, the Biennale has shown both Korean and international craft every two years, attempting to let viewers understand contemporary craft and open up new prospects on craft. I got this book as a reference as I am studying for a textile degree. It's great to be introduced to contemporary fine artists and others using textiles and other craft techniques in their art rather than the traditional fine art techniques like painting. i certainly have looked at this book a lot in the last week and will keep it for reference and ideas for future projects. there are other /5(8).

Encompassing quilts, ceramics, letterpress books, wallpaper, and textiles, and moving from well-known museums to home workshops and political protests, Extra/Ordinary is an eclectic introduction to the “craft culture” referenced and celebrated by artists promoting new ways of thinking about the role of craft in contemporary art. Contributors. Encompassing quilts, ceramics, letterpress books, wallpaper, and textiles, and moving from well-known museums to home workshops and political protests, Extra/Ordinary. is an eclectic introduction to the “craft culture” referenced and celebrated by artists promoting new ways of thinking about the role of craft in contemporary art. Books shelved as modern-culture-innit: All the Rebel Women: The Rise of the Fourth Wave of Feminism by Kira Cochrane, The People's Songs: The Story of Mo. Identity: 4 Voices – Virtual Exhibition. During the closure of the Craft in America Center, we invite you to explore this exhibition virtually through the images below and relat.