Skilled Work: American Craft in the Renwick Gallery

SKU: 9781560988069

Essays by Elizabeth Broun, Kenneth R. Trapp, and Howard Risatti

This beautiful book serves as an introduction to the world of modern crafts, exploring in words and photos the vibrant diversity of objects that have entered the collection of the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. The book covers glass, clay, fiber, metal, and wood, and is filled with 104 color plates of objects from the collection. Also included is a brief biography of the 65 artists included here.

  • 192 pages; paperback
  • Published in 1998 by the National Museum of American Art