Craft in the Machine Age, 1920-1945: The History of Twentieth …, 1995, Fine w/DJ

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Kardon, Janet (Editor), et al. Craft in the Machine Age, 1920-1945: The History of Twentieth-century American Craft (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.; American Craft Museum, 1995).
English, a Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, HC, 4to, 12" x 9," 304 pp., including illustrations.
ISBN: 0810919680

Gray cloth-covered boards in a black paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on book spine. Red-orange, light orange, and white lettering on dust jacket spine. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has light rubbing and slight wear to extremities, else pristine and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with illustrations in black-and-white and color. 257 illustrations in total, 90 of which are plates in full color. Fascinating exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of an exhibition that was held at the American Craft Museum of New York from October 18, 1995-February 25, 1996. This catalogue is about craft in the era known as the "Machine Age" (c. 1920-1945). This period encompassed a variety of art movements, such as Art Nouveau and Art Deco, and a saw major changes in technology and aesthetic styles. Among the many artists and designers represented herein are Frederick Carder, Viktor Schreckengost, Charles Eames, Wharton Esherick, and Russel Wright. The artworks include furniture designs, textiles, metalworks, jewelry, architecture, glassworks, and ceramics. Edited by Janet Kardon. Essays by Rosemarie Haag Bletter, Kate Carmel, Harvey Green, Janet Kardon, April Kingsley, Karen Lucic, Marcia Yockey Manhart, Barbara Perry, Mary Schoeser, and Jewel Stern. Resource List by Tara Leigh Tappert. Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. in association with the American Craft Museum.