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Author Faulkner, Rupert.

Title Japanese studio crafts : tradition and the avant-garde / Rupert Faulkner
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995


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Description 192 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents Ceramics -- Woodwork, basketry and bamboowork -- Lacquerwork -- Dyeing, weaving and fibre art -- Metalwork and jewellery -- Glass
Summary The last twenty-five years have seen a flourishing of Japanese studio crafts that we are only now beginning to learn about in the West. An extensive network of craft practitioners - in ceramics, lacquerwork, woodwork, basketry, textiles, and fiberwork, metalwork, jewelry, and glass - has evolved to produce a huge range of work rich in its diversity of style and technique. This book serves as an introduction to the activities pursued by these contemporary Japanese makers
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-185) and index
Subject Artists' studios -- Japan.
Decorative arts -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Decorative arts -- Japan -- History -- 20thcentury
LC no. 95009789
ISBN 0812233352