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By Stephen Knott
Knott's dialogue of the theoretical facets of beginner craft perform is substantiated by means of historic case stories that cluster round the interval 1850–1950. on reflection to the emergence of the fashionable beginner, he makes connection with modern artwork and layout perform that harnesses or exploits novice stipulations of constructing. From Andy Warhol to Simon Starling, such creative curiosity elucidates the mercurial traits of beginner craft.
Invaluable for college kids and researchers in paintings and layout, modern craft, fabric tradition and social background, Amateur Craft counters either the marginalisation and the glorification of novice craft perform. it's richly illustrated with forty-one photos, 14 in color, together with nineteenth century ephemera and works of latest art.
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Amateur Craft: History and Theory by Stephen Knott