By Hand

By Hand

The Use of Craft in Contemporary Art

Book - 2010
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Available now in a paperback edition, our critically acclaimed By Hand features the work of thirty-two artists whose innovative and unexpected uses of handicraft techniques such as embroidery, sewing, knitting, and crocheting are making the age-old craft versus art debate obsolete. From Kiki Smith's lovingly etched birds, to Barb Hunt's knitted land mines to dynamo-ville's one-of-a-kind puppets, to Evil Twin's handstitched publications, the artworks in By Hand revel in the care and consideration of craft.
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2010]
Edition: 1st pbk. ed
ISBN: 9781568989426
1568989423
9781568986104
Branch Call Number: 745.5 B99 2010
Characteristics: 175 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Magliaro, Joseph
Hung, Shu 1975-

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