Crafting Identity

Crafting Identity

The Development of Professional Fine Craft in Canada

eBook - 2005
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McGill Queens Univ Pr
Alfoldy focuses on 1964-74 and the debates over distinctions between professional, self-taught, and amateur craftspeople and between one-of-a-kind and traditional craft objects. She deals extensively with key people and events, including American philanthropist Aileen Osborn Webb and Canadian philanthropist Joan Chalmers, the foundation of the World Crafts Council (1964) and the Canadian Crafts Council (1974), the Canadian Fine Crafts exhibition at Expo 67, and the In Praise of Hands exhibition of 1974.

Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005
ISBN: 0773528601
Characteristics: viii, 300 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: ProQuest (Firm)

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