CONTEMPORARY ART MOVEMENTS

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Craft Becomes Modern: The Bauhaus in the Making

Edited by Regina Bittner, Renée Padt. Text by Gerda Breuer, T’ai Smith, Eva Forgacs, John Maciuika, Rafael Cardoso, Joseph Grima, Julia Bryan-Wilson, Martino Gamper, Sara Ouhadou.

Amid all the hammering, planing, sawing and weaving, the workshops at the Bauhaus Dessau must have been quite loud and active spaces.

Craft Becomes Modern: The Bauhaus in the Making looks at the Bauhaus from the perspective of this noisy activity—handcraft. No term was more fiercely disputed there. Although conceived as “laboratories for industry,” a great deal was still done by hand in the Dessau workshops. Workshops at the Bauhaus straddled the different priorities and practical realities at play, falling somewhere between factory and craft business, between free experimentation and industrial contract work. From this field of tension, the Bauhaus tried to define handcraft anew as a utopian pursuit that could coexist with industrial culture.

The Bauhaus’ interest in industrialization has been thoroughly studied; the persistence of craft among its teachers and students much less so. Craft Becomes Modern surveys this aspect of the Bauhaus’ teaching and work, and puts it in historical context. And these debates are far from over—this volume includes contributions from a range of contemporary design theorists and practitioners, including Julia Bryan-Wilson, Martino Gamper, John Maciuika, Rafael Cardoso, Joseph Grima, Gerda Breuer, T’ai Smith, Eva Forgacs and Sara Ouhadou, offering new insights for understanding handcraft in the 21st century.


Craft Becomes Modern: The Bauhaus in the Making

STATUS: Forthcoming | 8/22/2017

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APOCALYPSE: BEAUTY AND HORROR IN CONTEMPORARY ART; NORMAN ROSENTHAL...ET AL.

Contributions by Michael Archer.

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ISBN: 9780900946868 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 9/1/2000
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By Thomas Keneally.

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Pub Date: 2/4/2014
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ISBN: 9781907533280 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 11/1/2012
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Acts Of Voicing

ACTS OF VOICING

Edited by Christine Peters, Iris Dressler.

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ISBN: 9783944669892 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 2/1/2015
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Edited by Hans D. Christ, Iris Dressler.

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ISBN: 9783959050142 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 9/24/2016
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The End of the 20th Century: The Best is Yet to Come

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Edited by Catherine Nichols.

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Pub Date: 1/1/2014
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Ape Culture

APE CULTURE

Edited by Hila Peleg. Text by Christophe Boesch, Cord Riechelmann.

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ISBN: 9783959050067 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 3/1/2016
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Pub Date: 9/24/2016
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ART IN TIMES OF GRAY DEMOCRACY

Edited by Franciska Zólyom, Joanna Warsza. Contirbutions by Ulf Aminde, Pablo Helguera, Alexandra Pirici.

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ISBN: 9783944669786 | US $19.00

Pub Date: 7/1/2015
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HUMAN–SPACE–MACHINE

Edited by Christian Hiller, Stephan Müller.

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Pub Date: 1/1/2014
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First 3 Years Of Ludlow 38

FIRST 3 YEARS OF LUDLOW 38

Edited by Antonia Lotz, Stefan Kalmár, Daniel Pies, Rike Frank, Anders Kreuger, Astrid Wege, Axel J. Wieder.

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Under 30 XII. Jeune Art Suisse

UNDER 30 XII. JEUNE ART SUISSE

Text by Daniel Baumann, Séverine Fromaigeat, Meret Kaufmann, Eva Kenny, Gioia Dal Molin, Denis Pernet.

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ISBN: 9783903131750 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 7/25/2017
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