Crafting modernism : midcentury American art and design / Jeannine Falino, general editor ; Jeannine Falino with Jennifer Scanlan, curators ; with essays by Glenn Adamson ... [et al.].

Title: 
Crafting modernism : midcentury American art and design / Jeannine Falino, general editor ; Jeannine Falino with Jennifer Scanlan, curators ; with essays by Glenn Adamson ... [et al.].

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Publisher: 
New York : Abrams : In association with MAD/Museum of Arts and Design, 2011.
Description: 
367 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Other Authors: 
Falino, Jeannine J.
Scanlan, Jennifer, associate curator.
Adamson, Glenn.
Bib ID: 
124232
Variant Title: 
Midcentury American art and design
Notes: 
Glass work by Claire Falkenstein: p. 68, 71; wood and glass mosaic table by Vladimir Kagan: p. 112; cake plate by Michael Higgins and Frances Higgins: p. 119; Joel Philip Myers: p. 138-139; neon by Wendell Castle: p. 143
Purchase; Amazon; 2012; 2000021350
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published on the occasion of the exhibition held October 11, 2011-January 15, 2012 at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York and February 27-May 21, 2012 at the Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York.
Contents: 
Craft is art is craft / Jeannine Falino --
Gatherings : creating the studio craft movement / Glenn Adamson --
Rothko and the Four Seasons commission : a parable of art and design at the mid-twentieth century / Lowery Stokes Sims --
The hand that helped the machine / Donald Albrecht --
Handmade modernism : craft in industry in the postwar period / Jennifer Scanlan --
An "exploding craft market," 1945-1969 / Caroline M. Hannah --
From design for production to off-loom sculpture / Elissa Auther --
American ceramics and the divergence of craft and art / Ulysses Grant Dietz --
Accommodating modernism : midcentury silversmithing and enameling / Bruce Metcalf --
A community emerges : the American studio jewelry movement, 1945-1969 / Ursula Ilse-Neuman --
Druids and dropouts : working wood, 1945-1969 / David L. Barquist --
Studio glass, 1945-1969 / Patricia Failing.
ISBN: 
9780810984806 (hbk.)
0810984806 (hbk.)
9781419700996 (pbk.)
1419700995 (pbk.)
Series: 
History of twentieth-century American craft ; v. 4.
The history of twentieth-century American craft ; v. 4
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG objects: 54.4.29, p. 247 (fig. 12.1) -- 85.4.59, p. 248 (fig. 12.2, left) -- 85.4.51, p. 248 (fig. 12.2, second from left) -- 85.4.49, p. 248 (fig. 12.2, center) -- 85.4.54, p. 248 (fig. 12.2, second from right) -- 85.4.62, p. 248 (fig. 12.2, right) -- 98.3.11, p. 253 (fig. 12.7) -- 61.4.64, p. 258 (no. 194) -- 2006.4.151, p. 259 (no. 195) -- 70.4.24, p. 263 (no. 201).
Includes CMGL material: 111452, p. 264-265 (top, fig. 12.8) -- 44132, p. 264-265 (bottom, fig. 12.9).