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Unpacking the Collection: Selections from the Museum of Contemporary Craft

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The first publication to document the Museum of Contemporary Craft's collection, Unpacking the Collection introduces this vital regional center for craft through photographs of work, essays, texts, archival photographs, and an abbreviated exhibition chronology. The book also reveals connections between the collection and the Museum's exhibition history, links between craft and visual culture, and the importance of recognizing regional specificity and identity in the age of globalization.

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Founded in Portland, Oregon, in 1937, the Museum is one of the oldest organizations dedicated to craft in the United States. This book presents a selection of works from the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Craft. The first publication to document the Museum's collection and its connections to dramatic changes in artistic practice over the past 70 years, Unpacking the Collection introduces this vital regional center for craft through photographs of work, essays, texts, archival photographs, decade-by-decade accounts of the institution's links to modern craft history and an abbreviated exhibition chronology. The book also reveals connections between the collection and the Museum's exhibition history, links between craft and visual culture, and the importance of recognizing regional specificity and identity in the age of globalization.

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ISBN:
9780972898133
Author:
Wiggers, Namita Gupta
Publisher:
Museum of Contemporary Craft
Editor:
Gupta, Anjali
Author:
Gupta, Anjali
Subject:
Folk & Outsider Art
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Permanent
Subject:
Art-Folk Art
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Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
9.40x7.40x.40 in. 1.10 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Founded in Portland, Oregon, in 1937, the Museum is one of the oldest organizations dedicated to craft in the United States. This book presents a selection of works from the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Craft. The first publication to document the Museum's collection and its connections to dramatic changes in artistic practice over the past 70 years, Unpacking the Collection introduces this vital regional center for craft through photographs of work, essays, texts, archival photographs, decade-by-decade accounts of the institution's links to modern craft history and an abbreviated exhibition chronology. The book also reveals connections between the collection and the Museum's exhibition history, links between craft and visual culture, and the importance of recognizing regional specificity and identity in the age of globalization.
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