Almost Lost Arts

Traditional Crafts and the Artisans Keeping Them Alive
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Original Publish Date: Sep 03, 2019
Product Number: EB00762521
Released: Sep 03, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781452170244
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
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Description

This book is a celebration of tactile beauty and a tribute to human ingenuity. In-depth profiles tell the stories of 20 artisans who have devoted their lives to preserving traditional techniques. Gorgeous photographs reveal these craftspeople's studios, from Oaxaca to Kyoto and from Milan to Tennessee. Two essays explore the challenges and rewards of engaging deeply with the past. With an elegant three-piece case and foil stamping, this rich volume will be an inspiration to makers, collectors, and history lovers.

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