Monday, July 11, 2011

Vicki Halper Makers and Designers: Collisions and Intersections

Event   Choosing Craft - Vicki Halper Speaking Tour April 2011

Writer, academic and curator Vicki Halper looks at the heady days of the studio crafts movement that followed the Second World War (1939-1945), when designers such as Charles Eames and Dorothy Liebes were part of the conversation at seminal conferences sponsored by the American Craft Council. Halper details how many craft makers were and are leading double lives as designers of limited edition or factory-produced lines. Read More

Choosing Craft 

Dorothy Liebes who illustrates the optimistic modernism of the American designer post WWII

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