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Exploring folk art [electronic resource] : twenty years of thought on craft, work, and aesthetics / by Michael Owen Jones.

By: Jones, Michael.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Logan : Utah State University Press, 1993Description: 1 online resource (219 p.).ISBN: 9780874213805 (electronic bk.); 0874213800 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Folk art -- United States | Material culture -- United States | Folklore -- United States | United States -- Social life and customs | United States -- Social life and customs | Fine Arts | Social Science | ART -- Popular Culture | Originally published: Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI Research Press, c1987, in series: American material culture and folklife. Masters of material culture | "Multi-User"Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 306.4 | 306.47 | 306.47 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword; Prologue; Part One: Making Things; Part Two: Sensory Experiences; Part Three: Art at Work; Part Four: Methods and Concepts; Epilogue; References; Index.
Summary: Jones explores the human impulse to create, the necessity for having aesthetically satisfying experiences, and the craving for tradition. He also considers topics such as making chairs, remodeling houses, using and preserving soda-fountain slang, preparing and eating food, and sculpting lifelike figures out of cement.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Jones explores the human impulse to create, the necessity for having aesthetically satisfying experiences, and the craving for tradition. He also considers topics such as making chairs, remodeling houses, using and preserving soda-fountain slang, preparing and eating food, and sculpting lifelike figures out of cement.

Foreword; Prologue; Part One: Making Things; Part Two: Sensory Experiences; Part Three: Art at Work; Part Four: Methods and Concepts; Epilogue; References; Index.

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