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

By Howard Risatti

ISBN-10: 0807831352

ISBN-13: 9780807831359

ISBN-10: 1469600900

ISBN-13: 9781469600901

what's craft? How is it diverse from positive artwork or layout? In A idea of Craft, Howard Risatti examines those concerns through evaluating hand-crafted ceramics, glass, metalwork, weaving, and furnishings to portray, sculpture, images, and machine-made layout from Bauhaus to the Memphis team. He describes craft as uniquely mixing functionality with a deeper expression of human values that go beyond tradition, time, and house. Craft needs to articulate a job for itself in modern society, says Risatti; another way it is going to be absorbed by means of fantastic paintings or layout, and its singular method of figuring out the area might be lost.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Theory of Craft: Function and Aesthetic Expression PDF

Similar art history books

Download PDF by Conrad Rudolph: The Mystic Ark: Hugh of Saint Victor, Art, and Thought in

During this booklet, Conrad Rudolph stories and reconstructs Hugh of Saint Victor's forty-two-page written paintings, The Mystic Ark, which describes the medieval portray of an identical identify. In medieval written resources, artworks should not frequently observed, not to mention defined in any element. virtually thoroughly neglected through paintings historians a result of sizeable hassle of its textual content, Hugh of Saint Victor's Mystic Ark (c.

Download PDF by Hilke Räuschel: Zum Verhältnis von Camera Obscura und Malerei. Jan Vermeers

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Kunst - Kunstgeschichte, observe: 1,3, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Kunsthistorisches Seminar und Kunstodie), Veranstaltung: Jan Vermeer van Delft, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die vorliegende Arbeit befasst sich mit dem Verhältnis von Jan Vermeers Malweise zur digicam Obscura.

Download e-book for iPad: The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture: Between by David Mayernik

Emulation is a demanding heart floor among imitation and invention. the belief of rivaling by way of imitation, as outdated because the Aenead and as glossy as Michelangelo, healthy neither the pessimistic deference of the neoclassicists nor the innovative spirit of the Romantics. Emulation therefore disappeared besides the Renaissance humanist culture, however it is slowly being recovered within the scholarship of Roman paintings.

The Renaissance and the Ottoman World - download pdf or read online

This quantity brings jointly the various most modern study at the cultural, highbrow, and advertisement interactions throughout the Renaissance among Western Europe and the center East, with specific connection with the Ottoman Empire. fresh scholarship has delivered to the fore the industrial, political, cultural, and private interactions among Western ecu Christian states and the japanese Mediterranean Islamic states, and has accordingly highlighted the incongruity of conceiving of an iron curtain bisecting the mentalities of a few of the socio-political and spiritual groups situated within the similar Euro-Mediterranean area.

Extra info for A Theory of Craft: Function and Aesthetic Expression

Example text

Download PDF sample

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

by Michael

Rated 4.60 of 5 – based on 25 votes