- Published: Boston : MFA Publications, a division of the Museum of Fine Arts, c2003.
- Year Published: 2003
- Description: 168 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- 0878466622 :
- 0878466630 :
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The maker's hand : American studio furniture, 1940-1990
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Call number: 749.09 Co
"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.
Director's foreword -- Foreword by The Furniture Society -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: defining the field -- Woodworkers: the beginnings of the studio furniture movement -- The challenge of freewheeling artist-craftsmen: tradition and innovation in the 1960s -- Technofetishism: technical virtuosity and exotic woods in the 1970s -- The professionalization of studio furniture: the 1980s -- Afterword -- Makers' biographies -- Select schools and programs in furniture making and woodworking -- Select galleries -- Chronology of select exhibitions.
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