Journal of Modern Craft 7.3

Editorial Introduction

ARTICLES

Crafting Yesterday’s Tomorrows: Retro-Futurism, Steampunk, and the Problem of Making in the Twenty-First Century by Elizabeth Guffey

A Parasitic Craft: Taxidermy in the Art of Tessa Farmer by Petra Lange-Berndt

Rilke and Things by Idris Parry

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Searching for Forms that Smell of Egypt by Ibrahim Said

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary by Lisa Banu

Preface to Design in Theory and Practice 1910 by Ernest A. Batchelder

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

The Giys + Emmy Spectacle: Fashion and Jewelry Design by Gijs Bakker and Emmy van Leersum, 1967-72 reviewed by Joana Ozorio Almeida de Meroz

Queer Threads: Crafting Identity & Community reviewed by Jeanne Vaccaro

Decorum: Tapis et tapisseries d’artistes reviewed by K. L. H. Wells

BOOK REVIEWS

The Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland: A History Annette Carruthers reviewed by Elizabeth Cumming

The Textile Reader Jessica Hemmings (ed.) reviewed by Eleanor Flegg

Journal of Modern Craft 7.2

Editorial Introduction

ARTICLES

A Critical Survey of the Growth, Decline and Sustainability of Traditional Pottery Practice among the Igbo of South Eastern Nigeria by Vincent Egwu Ali

Selling Rhinebeck: Confrontation, Profit, and the “Mass Anxiety Attack” of the Northeast Craft Fair by Sarah Warren

Comrade Ohr: Ideal Craftsman and American Socialist by Ellen J Lippert

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Floating by Annette Bellamy

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary by Kristina Rapacki

All Art Ought to Folkelig by Henry Heerup

Intimate Banalities by Asger Jorn

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art reviewed by Sarah E. K. Smith

Matthew Darbyshire: The W. A. Ismay Collection reviewed by Kimberley Chandler

Ai Wei Wei: According to What reviewed by Leopold Kowolik

BOOK REVIEWS

The Invention of Craft Glenn Adamson reviewed by Andrea Peach

Crafting a Better Place to Live: The Argument for Craft Education Howard Cannatella reviewed by Louise Valentine 

Journal of Modern Craft 7.1

Editorial Introduction

ARTICLES

Working Class, Middle Class, Upper Class, Evening Class: Supplementary Education and Craft Instruction 1889-1939 by Stephen Knott (available for free for a limited period)

A Sign of the Times: Sheila Hicks, The Fiber Arts Movement, and the Language of Liberation by Cynthia Fowler

Pottery in Drag: Beatrice Wood and Camp by Jenni Sorkin

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Full Circle by Duncan Hooson

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary and Interview by Catharine Rossi

Made in Italy: A Decade of Change by Stefano Micelli

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

Design for the Modern Child reviewed by Amy F. Ogata

Grete Marx: When Design was Degenerate reviewed by Priyanka Basu

Giorgio Casali: Photographer / Domus 1951-1983 – Architecture, Design and Art in Italy reviewed by Catharine Rossi

BOOK REVIEWS

Knitting: Fashion, Industry, Craft Sandy Black reviewed by Alla Myzelev

The Allied Arts: Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada Sandra Alfoldy reviewed by Juliette MacDonald

Depression: A Public Feeling Ann Cvetkovich reviewed by Rachel Elizabeth Jones