String, Felt, Thread: The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art

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String, Felt, Thread presents an unconventional history of the American art world, chronicling the advance of thread, rope, string, felt, and fabric from the "low" world of craft to the "high" world of art in the 1960s and 1970s and the emergence today of a craft counterculture. In this full-color illustrated volume, Elissa Auther discusses the work of American artists using fiber, considering provocative questions of material, process, and intention that bridge the art-craft divide. Drawn to the aesthetic possibilities ...

String, Felt, Thread: The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art 2009, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816656097

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String, Felt, Thread: The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art 2009, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

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