Journal of Modern Craft 6.1

Editorial Introduction

ARTICLES

Eleven Propositions in Response to the Question: “What Is Contemporary about Craft?” by Julia Bryan-Wilson

Aileen Osborn Webb and the Origins of Craft’s Infrastructure by Ellen Paul Denker

Talking, Touching and Cutting: The Craft of Medicine by Tim Dornan and Debra Nestel

Mapping Craft in Contemporary India: Dilli Haat and Dastkari Haat Samiti’s Craft Maps by Cristin McKnight Sehti

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Scaling up: Theaster Gates, Jr, and His Toolkit by Ethan W. Lasser

PRIMARY TEXT

The Metamorphosis of the Craftsman Herwin Schaefer

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

Manufacture 2; Power of Making reviewed by Kirstie Beavan

Working Legacies: The Death and (After) Life of Post-industrial Milwaukee reviewed by Ethan W. Lasser

Generations: Betty Feves reviewed by Whitney Lowe

BOOK REVIEWS

Introduction Book Review Editor

Makers: A History of American Studio Craft reviewed by Edward Lucie-Smith

Makers: A History of American Studio Craft reviewed by Thomas Denenberg

Makers: A History of American Studio Craft reviewed by Catharine Rossi

Journal of Modern Craft 5.3

Introduction

Yamasaki, Akiko Handicrafts and Gender in Modern Japan

Helland, Janice “Good Work and Clever Design“: Early Exhibitions of the Home Arts and Industries Association

Talmor, Ruti Masks, Elephants, and Djembe Drums: Craft as Historical Experience in Ghana (download article)

Statement of Practice

Harrod, Tanya Interview with Romilly Saumarez Smith and Lucie Gledhill

Commentary

Author: Knott, Stephen

Paquot, Oscar Edmond Preface to A Practical Guide for the Amateur Enamel Painter, or the Art of Imitating Ancient Enamels and of Making Modern Enamel Designs

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Journal of Modern Craft 5.2

Editorial Introduction

ARTICLES

Labour, Emancipation, and the Critique of Craft Skill by John Roberts

Making as Knowing: Epistomology and Technique in Craft by Ulrich Lehmann

Carl Andre, Artisan by Dominic Rahtz

Film Grows Unseen: Gregory Markopoulos, Robert Beavers, and the Tectonics of Film Editing by James Macgillivray

PRIMARY TEXT

Introduction by John Key

Readymade or Handmade? by Joan Key

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

How to Make a Strike-Anywhere Match by Zoë Sheehan Saldaña

 

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

California Design 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way reviewed by Jenni Sorkin

The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman reviewed by Ezra Shales

BOOK REVIEWS

The Poetic Home: Designing the Nineteenth-century Domestic Interior reviewed by Anne Anderson

On Craftsmanship: Towards a New Bauhaus reviewed by Andrea Peach

Machine Stitch Perspectives reviewed by Janis Jefferies