A Theory of Craft: Function and Aesthetic Expression by Howard Risatti

By Howard Risatti

what's craft? How is it varied from high quality paintings or layout? In A thought of Craft, Howard Risatti examines those matters through evaluating hand-crafted ceramics, glass, metalwork, weaving, and furnishings to portray, sculpture, images, and machine-made layout from Bauhaus to the Memphis workforce. He describes craft as uniquely mixing functionality with a deeper expression of human values that go beyond tradition, time, and area. Craft needs to articulate a task for itself in modern society, says Risatti; differently it is going to be absorbed by way of advantageous paintings or layout, and its singular method of realizing the realm may be lost.

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