The maker's hand : American studio furniture, 1940-1990 / Edward S. Cooke, Jr., Gerald W.R. Ward, and Kelly H. L'Ecuyer ; with the assistance of Pat Warner

Author(s): Cooke, Edward S
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Subjects: Furniture--United States--History--20th century--Exhibitions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston : MFA Publications, a division of the Museum of Fine Arts, c2003
LC Classification: N, NK
Table of Contents: Director's Foreword 6
Foreword 7
Acknowledgments 8
Introduction: Defining the Field 10
Woodworkers: The Beginnings of the Studio Furniture Movement 18
The Challenge of Freewheeling Artist-Craftsmen: Tradition and Innovation in the 1960s 38
Technofetishism: Technical Virtuosity and Exotic Woods in the 1970s 54
The Professionalization of Studio Furniture: The 1980s 76
Afterword 106
Makers' Biographies 110
Select Schools and Programs in Furniture Making and Woodworking 142
Select Galleries 149
Chronology of Select Exhibitions 154
Select Bibliography 159
Index 164
Additional Authors: Ward, Gerald W. R
L'Ecuyer, Kelly H
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Notes: ISBN: 0878466622 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0878466630 (softcover)
"Published in conjunction with the exhibition "The Maker's Hand: American Studio Furniture, 1940-1999," organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in collaboration with The Furniture Society, from November 12, 2003, to February 8, 2004"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-163) and index
Physical Description: 168 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
OCLC Number: 53883909
ISBN/ISSN: 0878466622
0878466630

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