Almost lost arts : traditional crafts and the artisans keeping them alive

Almost lost arts : traditional crafts and the artisans keeping them alive
Freidenrich, Emily
  • Item Type: Book - 745.5 FREI
  • Published: 2019
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Description

This book is a celebration of tactile beauty and a tribute to human ingenuity. In-depth profiles tell the stories of 20 artisans who have devoted their lives to preserving traditional techniques. Gorgeous photographs reveal these craftspeople's studios, from Oaxaca to Kyoto and from Milan to Tennessee. Two essays explore the challenges and rewards of engaging deeply with the past. With an elegant three-piece case and foil stamping, this rich volume will be an inspiration to makers, collectors, and history lovers.

Related Subjects

Handicraft.
Industrial arts.
Artisans.

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ISBN:

9781452170206 (hardback)

Personal Author:

Freidenrich, Emily,

Title:

Almost lost arts : traditional crafts and the artisans keeping them alive / by Emily Freidenrich ; with essays by Narayan Khandekar and Margaret Shepherd.

Publication Info:

San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books LLC, 2019.

Publication Info:

©2019

Physical description:

208 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 29 cm

Content Type:

text

Content Type:

still image

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Partial contents:

The globemakers / Peter Bellerby, Bellerby & Co., London, England -- A tour of Harvard's Forbes pigment collection / by Narayan Khandekar -- The Goryeo celadon potter / Lee Eun Bum, Gallery Huue, Eumsung, South Korea -- Ink warms my soul / by Margaret Shepherd -- The hatmakers / Abbie Dwelle, Paul's Hat Works, San Francisco, California, USA.

Subject term:

Handicraft.

Subject term:

Industrial arts.

Subject term:

Artisans.

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Khandekar, Narayan, 1964-

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Shepherd, Margaret,

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