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Very Good. 4to-over 9¾"-12" (CAD) First Edition No markings, Near Fine. Wraps, 218pp, index. Colour photos of artworks. This is a collection of essays on Ccontemporary craft practice in Canada, as practitioners talk about their work in various media. (2.0 JM FO 17/3.
Like New in No d/j as Published jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Canada's ceramists, tapestry weavers and other craft artists are recognised amongst the world's finest artisans. The inaugural edition of a three-volume series, Craft Perception and Practice celebrates the excellence of Canadian crafts by bringing together 24 essays and critical commentaries by 16 independent critics and curators, professional artists, art historians and studio instructors. Highly readable texts by internationally published authors Glenn Allison, Amy Gogarty, Paula Gustafson, Paul Mathieu, Gil McElroy and Anne McPherson--as well as by noted Canadian painter Mary Pratt--discuss the conceptual, social, and cultural significance of craft media. The essays engage linguistic and feminist theories, and consider aspects of tactile, sensual and tacit knowledge in the context of works by a distinguished group of Canadian craft artists that includes Prix Saidye Bronfman Award winners Steven Heinemann and Leopold L Foulem. 218pp.
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