Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting
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Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting by David Revere McFadden
Book Description"Radical Lace & Subversive Knitting" presents an array of works that reflect the energy, vitality and innovation demonstrated by a diverse group of contemporary artists who apply traditional knitting and lacemaking techniques to unusual materials, or new techniques and technologies to traditional materials. The works brought together here are by artists from many different countries. Individually these works peak to the pervasive and persuasive cultural, social, and political issues with which art intersects today. The role of hand work as a symbol of community and communication is highlighted in many of these pieces, and the artist's personal commitment to collaborative experiments is the focus of others. The works are also barometers of change in the visual arts of our time, signaling the dissolving of the categories of art, craft and design that have fragmented the world of aesthetic and functional objects for more than a century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781851495689
(257mm x 209mm x 23mm)
Imprint: ACC Editions
Publisher: ACC Art Books
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Revere McFadden
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A survey of contemporary artists who use cut paper - from small-scale intricate cuttings to monumental architectural interventions and sculpture - as an art form. It examines the resurgence of traditional handcraft materials and techniques in contemporary art and design. It features cut, burned, torn, laser-cut, shredded and sculpted paper art.
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Author Biography - David Revere McFadden
David Revere McFadden is the Chief Curator at the Museum of Arts & Design, New York.
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