In this unique collection of artistic pieces that have redefined the limits of shaped wood, crafters and designers alike are treated to a wealth of knowledge from 31 leading artists. They share their personal motivations, thought processes and the studio techniques employed to bring out the breath-taking beauty of wood. Contemporary artists such as Virginia Dodson, Binh Pho, Harvey Fein, Paul Fennell, and Marilyn Campbell are among those whose works are given studio-quality photographic treatment. Each featured piece encourages crafters to find new ways of connecting with their own creative channels and makes this book an important document of the modern craft - sure to become a treasure in every woodworking library.Biographie de l'auteur :
Kevin Wallace is an independent curator who has worked with the Los Angeles Departments of Cultural Affairs, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles. He is the author of Transforming Vision: The Wood Sculpture of William Hunter and River of Destiny: The Life and Art of Binh Pho. Terry Martin is a practicing wood artist and the author of Wood Dreaming. He is a former editor of Turning Points - the only journal dedicated solely to wood art - who has written more than 200 articles for 12 journals in seven countries.
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Description du livre Fox Chapel Publishing, 2008. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P111565233344