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Edited By Gustafson, Paula and Nisse & Gogarty, Amy
This volume features 21 essays and critical commentaries by acclaimed Canadian practitioners, educators and curators, demonstrating the range of critical thought about craft as presented in symposiums, exhibition catalogues and art journals. Over 40 full-colour photographs of works in craft media including fibre, ceramics, metal, wood and 'new materials' accompany the essays. The texts in this volume explore the conceptual, social and cultural significance of craft practice today, and describe new initiatives in conceptualising craft practices in contemporary life. Essays by prominent academics and theorists such as Sandra Alfoldy, Paul Mathieu, Arlene Oak, and Kirsty Robertson discuss craft in terms of political and social activism, gender theory, semiotics and aesthetics, analysing shifting boundaries between craft, fine art and design.Artists Mackenzie Frere, Murray Gibson and Ruth Scheuing discuss their own work, providing insight into the relationship between skill, technology, history and personal expression. The diversity of contemporary craft practice is well-represented in essays by Mireille Perron, Shannon Stratton, Glenn Allison and others, whose thoughtful analyses raise challenging questions about craft practice today. This volume substantiates academic advancement of craft curricula and provides an authoritative springboard for debate and discussion among craft practitioners, educators, curators and collectors.213pp.
Ronsdale Press, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781553800521
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Inventory #22942
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 17.13 approx. - € 14.13 approx.)
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Suckling, Nigel
N.B. Some light marks to D/J. Head and tail of spine slightly bumped. 159pp.
Dragon's World Ltd, 1987, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1850280355
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Inventory #24082
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 13.02 approx. - € 10.74 approx.)
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Editor Tilden, Jill
This volume explores the rich diversity of Asian art. The range of subjects examined includes silk in China under the Northern Song, Indonesian royal and ethnic gold, Islamic arhcitecture in the Deccan, a Persian manuscript of Sa'di's "Gulistan", Khmer sculpture and Mughal red-ground "grotesque" carpets. It highlights the complex interactions of Far and Near Eastern traditions as artistic and religious ideas were transmitted first along the Silk Road, and then as a result of the extensive conquests of Genghis Khan and Timur. The book forms part of the "Hali Annual" series which presents essays on Asian art.198pp.Plus adverts. N.B. Scuff mark to front D/J.
Hali Publications Limited, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Fine. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 1898113203
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Inventory #19204
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 27.40 approx. - € 22.60 approx.)
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Compiled By Teasdale, Di
Artists whose expertize lie in quite specific areas have provided chapters outlining their particular technique, in some cases describing their method step-by-step, in others writing about the philosophy behind their thought and the motivation for their painting. For the beginner, information is provided in simple exercises for getting to know the medium, followed by in-depth technical information about fixing silk and problem solving as well as advanced projects. There are also chapters dealing with dyestuff, silk the fibre and silk the cloth and its history. Wearable art features strongly throughout and there is a chapter from a creative quilter. 88pp. N.B. Some foxing to inside of D/J.
Robert Hale, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First British Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0709048742
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Inventory #24081
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 17.13 approx. - € 14.13 approx.)
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Lomax, James
N.B. Very slight rubbing to corners and edges of boards. Rubbing to edges and corners of D/J with chipping to head of spine. 176pp.
Longman Green and Co., 1937, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #29232
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 8.22 approx. - € 6.78 approx.)
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