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Makers: A History of American Studio Craft - Education Course Textbook Reference And Database Resource, Janet Koplos and Bruce Metcalf
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Chapter 10: 1980-89 Money and Images

Chapter 10 Learning Objectives

After studying this chapter, students should be able to:

  • Define and differentiate between postmodernism and pluralism and how these movements were reflected in craft
  • Recognize the impact of money and power on the art market and craft during this decade
  • Explain the rise in well-educated craft artists, and its subsequent effect on commercial markets, publications and scholarship about the field
  • Chronicle the growth in the spectrum of work in each craft medium, and how functional, conceptual and even public art could coexist
  • Discuss the technical innovations occurring in the craft field in the 1980s
  • Relate how basket structures brought attention to basketry through its content and expressiveness
  • Explain how new materials and technologies, as well as explorations of formal concepts, inspired craft artists’ ideas about how objects can adorn the body

Chapter 10 Resource Lists

Here you will find useful reference lists associated with Chapter 10. Scroll down to view all resources, or select from the following to go directly to any category:

SUPPLEMENTARY READING (Chapter 10)

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CERAMISTS (Chapter 10)

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FIBER AND TEXTILE ARTISTS (Chapter 10)

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GLASS ARTISTS (Chapter 10)

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METALSMITHS AND JEWELRY MAKERS (Chapter 10)

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WOODWORKERS AND FURNITURE DESIGNERS (Chapter 10)

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ARCHITECTS AND DESIGNERS (Chapter 10)

  • Frank Gehry
  • Donna Karan
  • Calvin Klein
  • Karl Lagerfeld
  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh
  • Katherine McCoy
  • Michael McCoy
  • Issey Miyake
  • Ettore Sottsass
  • Hans Wegner
  • Vivienne Westwood
  • Frank Lloyd Wright

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BUSINESS AND GALLERY OWNERS (Chapter 10)

  • Charles Cowles
  • Helen Drutt
  • Michael Kile
  • Alexander F. Milliken
  • Ree Schonlau
  • Toni Sikes
  • Bernice Wollman

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PAINTERS, PHOTOGRAPHERS & SCULPTORS (Chapter 10)

  • Larry Bell
  • Constantin Brancusi
  • Paul Cézanne
  • Tony Cragg
  • Salvador Dalí
  • Gene Davis
  • Richard Deacon
  • François Deschamp
  • Arthur Dove
  • M.C. Escher
  • Helen Frankenthaler
  • Eva Hesse
  • David Ireland
  • Donald Judd
  • Robert Kushner
  • Klaus Laubmayer
  • Sol LeWitt
  • Henri Matisse
  • Hank Meloy
  • Giorgio Morandi
  • Robert Motherwell
  • Elizabeth Murray
  • Manuel Neri
  • Louise Nevelson
  • Robert Oppenheimer
  • Judy Pfaff
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Jackson Pollock
  • Martin Puryear
  • Charlie Russell
  • Frank Stella
  • George Sugarman
  • George Woodman

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PATRONS (Chapter 10)

  • Malcolm Knapp
  • Sue Knapp

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PUBLIC LIFE (Chapter 10)

  • George Moscone

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SCHOLARS, LEADERS, CURATORS, WRITERS & CRITICS (Chapter 10)

  • Cuesta Benberry
  • Virginia T. Boyd
  • Garth Clark
  • Mildred Constantine
  • Edward S. Cooke, Jr.
  • Louise Allison Cort
  • Arthur Danto
  • Edmund De Waal
  • Jacques Derrida
  • Sandi Fox
  • Henry Geldzahler
  • Clement Greenberg
  • Eva Grudin
  • Lloyd Herman
  • Hilton Kramer
  • Vanessa Lynn
  • Michael McTwigan
  • Betty Park
  • Lawrence Rinder
  • Peter Schjeldahl
  • Paul Smith
  • Ann Sutton
  • Robert Farris Thompson
  • John Vlach

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EVENTS (Chapter 10)

  • British Crafts Center: Fourth International Exhibit of Miniature Textiles
  • Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition (CINAFE)
  • Craft Today exhibition (1986)
  • Deliberate Entanglements exhibition (1971)
  • Lausanne Biennial of Tapestry
  • Material Evidence exhibition (1985)
  • Milwaukee Art Museum: Fiber R/Evolution exhibition (1986)
  • Quilt National exhibitions
  • Rhinebeck Fair
  • Surface and Ornament exhibition (1983)
  • The Art Fabric: Mainstream exhibition (1981)
  • Toledo Workshops
  • Tucson Museum of Art: Sculptural Glass exhibition (1983)

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INSTITUTIONS & ORGANIZATIONS (Chapter 10)

  • American Craft Council (ACC)
  • American Craft Museum
  • American Museum of Quilts and Textiles
  • American Quilt Museum
  • American Quilt Research Center
  • American Quilter's Society Museum
  • Archie Bray Foundation
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Boston University, Program in Artisanry
  • British Crafts Center: Fourth International Exhibit of Miniature Textiles
  • Chouinard Art Institute
  • Cleveland Museum
  • Contemporary Art Glass Group
  • Corning Museum of Glass
  • Craft and Folk Art Museum of San Francisco
  • Cranbrook Academy of Art
  • Fiberworks Center for the Textile Arts
  • Glass Art Society (GAS)
  • International Quilt Study Center
  • Kentucky Quilt Project
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Memphis Design Group
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Museum Het Kruithuis
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • New England Quilt Museum
  • New England Quilter's Guild
  • New Hamburger Cabinetworks Collective
  • Pacific Basin School of Textile Arts
  • Pilchuck Glass Center
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG)
  • South Carolina Crafts Guild
  • Textile Society of America
  • Tucson Museum of Art: Sculptural Glass exhibition (1983)
  • Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
  • Williams College Museum of Art
  • Women of Color Quilters Network
  • Women's Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

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BUSINESSES (Chapter 10)

  • Arabia Factor
  • Art et Industrie
  • Artwear
  • Design Research
  • Exhibit A
  • Formica Corporation
  • Gallery at Workbench
  • Garth Clark Gallery
  • Glass Eye Studios
  • Heller Gallery
  • Interpace
  • Julie: Artisans' Gallery
  • Max Protetch Gallery
  • Omaha Brickworks
  • Peter Joseph Gallery
  • Pritam & Eames
  • Schist Furniture Group
  • Sculpture to Wear
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Walla Walla Foundry
  • Wendy Rosen Group

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PUBLICATIONS (Chapter 10)

  • Always There: The African-American Presence in American Quilts
  • American Ceramics magazine
  • Bead Journal
  • Cardew, Michael: Pioneer Pottery
  • Crafts Center in London: Jewellery Redefined
  • Elle magazine
  • Frantz, Susanne K.: Contemporary Glass
  • Goldsmiths Journal
  • Guild (publisher)
  • Harper's Bazaar
  • Harvey, Virginia: Macramé, the Art of Creative Knotting
  • Hughes, Richard, and Michael Rowe: The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metal
  • Johnston, Meda Parker, and Glen Kaufman: Design on Fabrics
  • Kaufman, Glen, and Meda Parker Johnston: Design on Fabrics
  • Kile, Michael, and Penny McMorris: The Art Quilt
  • Leon, Eli: Who'd a Thought It: Improvisation in African-American Quiltmaking
  • Mazloomi, Carolyn: Spirits of the Cloth
  • McMorris, Penny, and Michael Kile: The Art Quilt
  • Mechanix Illustrated
  • Metalsmith magazine
  • New Glass catalog
  • Olson, Fred: Kiln Book
  • Ornament magazine
  • Quilt Digest
  • Ringgold, Faith: Tar Beach
  • Rowe, Michael, and Richard Hughes: The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metal
  • Stone, Michael A.: Contemporary American Woodworkers
  • Studio Potter magazine
  • Surface Design Journal
  • Troy, Jack: Wood-Fired Stoneware and Porcelain
  • Venturi, Robert: Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture
  • Vogue magazine

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STYLES & MOVEMENTS (Chapter 10)

  • Biomorphism
  • Costume jewelry
  • International Style
  • Manual-training movement
  • Neoclassicism
  • Stained glass
  • Surrealism
  • Women's Movement
  • Zen

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