Joyce Lovelace wonders what to make of the generation of craft artists born between 1958 and 1964. Who are they? What do they think? And, of course, what do they make?
Heath Ceramics, founded in 1944, grew into an unconventional amalgam of craft, design and manufacturing, and has gone on to become one of the most celebrated, slighted and generally misunderstood workshops…
Lenore Tawney: Spiritual Revolutionary
Lenore Tawney's life spanned a century of change: turbulence, wars, upheavals and unimaginable technological advances.
In This Issue
"House" Is Not a Home
Upon entering Jorge Pardo's "House," the viewer is greeted by an intriguing amalgam of art, design and architecture that crosses genres, defies def
Layers of Memory
In "Catalyst," an installation of prints on paper and kilnformed glass, the Chicago artist Carrie Iverson is intent on capturing the processes of m
Awards & Celebrations
Located in the southern Appalachian mountain region, Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina, has made a specialty of celebrating
Craft and Design. What's the Distinction?
Howard Risatti, author of A Theory of Craft, sees craft and design as distinct entities with unequal footing in the modern world. But, he wonders, is this necessarily a bad thing?
Craft in America: Celebrating Two Centuries of Artists and Objects
By Jo Lauria and Steve Fenton
No Green Berries or Leaves: The Creative Journey of an Artist in Glass
By Paul J. Stankard
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John Perreault jets to Korea for the Cheongju Biennale.
Moulthrop Generations: Turned Wood Bowls by Ed, Philip, and Matt Moulthrop
Beverly Brandt surveys the Moulthrop wood-turning dynasty at the ASU Art Museum.
Pricked: Extreme Embroidery
Andrea DiNoto gets "Pricked" at the Museum of Arts & Design.
Jonathan Kline at Ralph Pucci
It's only appropriate that the New York gallery owner Ralph Pucci has combined forces with Jonathan Kline, a basket weaver and sculptor.
Mozart in the California Desert
An American set designer staging a Mozart opera in Switzerland has an unusual problem with the stage technicians-their craftsmanship is too good!
New Jewels: Taking Materials to the Extremes
Shonquis Moreno dives into the cutting-edge world of international studio jewelry and finds the material explorations happening there to be "extremely" refreshing.
Private Pleasures: Collecting Contemporary Textile Art
Contemporary fiber art is a "hot" area of collecting these days, witness an exhibition-cum-symposium at the Textile Museum in Washington D.C. Tara Leigh Tappert looks at the work and listens to the collectors, revealing the passions, not to say obsessions, that drive this curious breed.
In 2005 Sangjoon Park had an epiphany. He looked at a pile of bowls on a table in his studio and suddenly understood that they were art.
Santa Fe: When the Old Meets the New
Navigating the ever-expanding Santa Fe “artscape.”
Talkin' bout Generations
Are there generational divides in the world of craft? Andrew Wagner chose to pursue the subject with a soundtrack heavily weighted toward The Who.
In 1991 Michael Holmes and Elizabeth Shypertt set out to offer exposure to jewelers who were not typically shown in traditional jewelry galleries