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Nation building : craft and contemporary American culture / edited by Nicholas R. Bell.

Author/creator Nation Building (Symposium) (2012 : Smithsonian American Art Museum)
Other author/creatorBell, Nicholas R., editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Washington, DC : Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, in association with Bloomsbury Press, [2015]
Copyright Notice ©2015
Description263 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction / Nicholas R. Bell -- Goodbye craft / Glenn Adamson -- He is survived by his longtime companion : feeling in the work of Josh Faught / Elissa Auther -- Media, process, history : craft beyond crafting / Maria Elena Buszek, Sonya Clark, Elaine Reicheck, Michael J. Strand -- Craftlike : the illusion of authenticity / Jenni Sorkin -- America at home : crafts and craftsmanship in the shelter exhibits of the New York World's Fair, 1939 and 1940 / Elizabeth McGoey -- Taste, money, museums, and the subversion of craft / Ulysses Grant Dietz -- Institutionalized : craft in the museum / Julie M. Muñiz and Jennifer Scanlan -- Making an impression : the material culture scholarship and craft of historical military reenactors / Maria V. Shevzov -- Craft as a response to war / Bibiana Obler -- A hackerspace of one's own : curriculum and the maker movement / Garth Johnson -- Digital fabrication : implications for craft and community / Neil Gershenfeld, Stuart Kestenbaum, Phyllis D. Klein -- The politics of "ordinary manufacture" and the perils of self-serve craft / Ezra Shales -- Craft goes to Disney! / Sandry Alfoldy -- DIY Detroit / Gabriel Craig.
General noteEssays adapted from the two-day program of the same title as this volume held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, November 8 and 9, 2012, in conjunction with the Renwick Gallery's exhibition 40 under 40: Craft futures (July 12, 2012-February 3, 2013).
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formConference papers and proceedings.
LCCN 2014039342
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