The Culture of Craft

The Culture of Craft

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Peter Dormer presents a series of lively, clearly argued discussions about the relevance of handicraft in a world whose aesthetics and design are largely determined by technology. One of the key questions discussed in the book is what makes the difference between a craft and a modern technology.Yet, if you compare the seated figure of Christ with the standing disciples on the left and right of the table, you will realise that, subtly but unmistakeably, Leonardo has painted Christ on a ... 12 Chakrabarty, 1992, p. 19. ... Writing. about. the. crafts.

Title:The Culture of Craft
Author:Peter Dormer
Publisher:Manchester University Press - 1997-06-15


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