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Almost lost arts : traditional crafts and the artisans keeping them alive

by Freidenrich, Emily,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 3 copies
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Braddock Carnegie Library Non Fiction ART 745.5 FRE
Location  Braddock Carnegie Library
Collection  Non Fiction
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 745.5 F89
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Do-It-Yourself: Crafts CHECKED OUT
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Almost Lost Artsfeatures the stories of 20 artisans who have devoted their lives to preserving traditional techniques.

From globemakers and bookmenders to cassette tape manufacturers and neon sign makers, the profiled artisans represent a diverse mix of media, ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds.

Gorgeous photographs reveal these craftspeople's studiosfrom places like Oaxaca, Kyoto, Milan, and Tennessee.

* Each maker is accompanied by an in-depth profile telling their story
* Features two essays that discuss the challenges and rewards of engaging deeply with the past
* An inspiration to makers, collectors, and history lovers

Almost Lost Arts is a celebration of tactile beauty and a tribute to human ingenuity.

This book takes readers in-depth with each artisan and explores how people around the world are saving traditional arts from obscurity.

* A visual delight and an inspirational read for anyone who treasures handmade goods: collectors, makers, and those who dream of quitting their office jobs and learning a craft
* The perfect gift for artists, makers, collectors, crafters, fans of vintage ephemera, history lovers, trivia buffs, travelers, parents, and millennials
* Elegant three-piece case and foil stamping make this a highly giftable book
* Great for fans ofBack to Basics: How to Learn and Enjoy Traditional American Skillsby Reader's Digest,Cræft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Craftsby Alexander Langland, andIn the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs by Grace Bonney
Additional Information
Subjects Handicraft.
Industrial arts.
Publisher San Francisco :2019
Contributors Khandekar, Narayan, 1964- contributor.
Shepherd, Margaret, contributor.
Language English
Description 208 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-206).
ISBN 9781452170206
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