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Creator:
Adamson, Glenn.
Title(s):

Thinking through craft / Glenn Adamson.

Published/Created:
Oxford ; Berg, 2007.
New York : Berg, 2007.
Physical Description:
x, 209 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N8510 .A33 2007 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
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Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-201) and index.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Technique.
Handicraft.
Workmanship.
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  • Introduction
  • 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, 196672
  • Breath: Andrew Lord 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
  • Versions of pastoral: Phil Leider and Art Espenet Carpenter
  • North, south, east, west: Carl Andre and Robert Smithson
  • Landscapes
  • Amateur
  • The world's most fascinating hobby: Robert Arneson
  • Feminism and the politics of amateurism
  • Abject craft: Mike Kelley and Tracey Emin
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index.