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Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

edited by Nicholas R. Bell
Format
Book
Published
Washington, DC : Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum ; London : Bloomsbury Press, [2015]
Language
English
ISBN
9781474249508, 1474249507, 9781474249492, 1474249493
Contents
  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction / Nicholas R. Bell
  • Goodbye craft / Glenn Adamson
  • He is survived by his longtime companion : feeling in the work of Josh Faught / Elissa Auther
  • Media, process, history : craft beyond crafting / Maria Elena Buszek, Sonya Clark, Elaine Reicheck, Michael J. Strand
  • Craftlike : the illusion of authenticity / Jenni Sorkin
  • America at home : crafts and craftsmanship in the shelter exhibits of the New York World's Fair, 1939 and 1940 / Elizabeth McGoey
  • Taste, money, museums, and the subversion of craft / Ulysses Grant Dietz
  • Institutionalized : craft in the museum / Julie M. Muñiz and Jennifer Scanlan
  • Making an impression : the material culture scholarship and craft of historical military reenactors / Maria V. Shevzov
  • Craft as a response to war / Bibiana Obler
  • A hackerspace of one's own : curriculum and the maker movement / Garth Johnson
  • Digital fabrication : implications for craft and community / Neil Gershenfeld, Stuart Kestenbaum, Phyllis D. Klein
  • Politics of "ordinary manufacture" and the perils of self-serve craft / Ezra Shales
  • Craft goes to Disney! / Sandry Alfoldy
  • DIY Detroit / Gabriel Craig.
Description
263 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Notes
  • Essays adapted from the two-day program of the same title as this volume held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, November 8 and 9, 2012, in conjunction with the Renwick Gallery's exhibition 40 under 40: Craft futures (July 12, 2012-February 3, 2013).
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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