Revivals! diverse traditions, 1920-1945 :the history of twentieth-century American craft /Janet Kardon, editor ; with essays by Ralph T. Coe ... [et al.].

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-271197

Description

303 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm., Features the many contributions of five strongly individual aesthetics - African American, Appalachian, Colonial Revival, Hispanic, and Native American - to crafts in the United States between 1920 and 1945.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Decorative arts History 20th century
Handicraft History 20th century
Ethnic art History 20th century
Regionalism in art
Kunsthandwerk.
Bildband.

Originator

Kardon, Janet.
Coe, Ralph T.
American Craft Museum (New York, N.Y.)

Contents

Within our shores: diverse craft revivals and survivals / by Janet Kardon -- Culture and crisis: Americans and the craft revival / by Harvey Green -- Colonial revival in American craft: nationalism and the opposition to multicultural and regional traditions / William B. Rhoads -- New Deal craft programs and their social implications / by Hildreth J. York -- The WPA Federal Art Project at Timberline / by Frnacis V. O'Connor -- Native American craft / by Ralph T. Coe -- Cultural survival and innovation: Native American aesthetics / Gail Tremblay -- The Hispanic craft revival in New Mexico / by William Wroth -- Puerto Rican lacemaking: a persistent tradition / by Annie Santiago de Curet and April Kingsley -- "Keeping on keeping on": African American craft during the era of revivals / by John Michael Vlach -- The lowcountry basket in "Changeful Times" / By Dale Rosengarten -- Ceramics : from Africa to America Winifred Owens-Hart -- Ruth Clement Bond and the TVA quilts / by April Kingsley -- From mission to market: craft in the southern Appalachians / by Janet Kessler.

Publication

New York : H.N. Abrams in association with the American Craft Museum

Publisher Series

The history of twentieth-century American craft
History of twentieth-century American craft.

Description

303 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Features the many contributions of five strongly individual aesthetics - African American, Appalachian, Colonial Revival, Hispanic, and Native American - to crafts in the United States between 1920 and 1945.

Notes

Catalog of an exhibition held at the American Craft Museum, New York Oct. 20, 1994-Feb. 26, 1995.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-282) and index.

ISBN

0810919559
9780810919556
0810926016 (pbk.)
9780810926011 (pbk.)

Call Number

Coll. NK808.R48 1994

Material Type

Exhibitions.

Places

United States
USA.