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DVD-ED 745.5 CRA601
  
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DVD, Videorecording, Projected Medium, Visual Materials
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[Arlington, VA] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, 2007.
Description:
1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  
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Summary:
"Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container.
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Subtitle on disc label: A journey to the origins, artists and techniques of American craft.
Three-part program produced in 2006; originally broadcast as a television program on PBS in 2007.
Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Directors of photography, Don Lenzer, Peter Pilafian, Allan Palmer ; editors, Yaffa Lerea, Leonard Feinstein, Lillian E. Benson ; music by Laura Karpman.
Memory: Sam Maloof (wood worker), Mary Jackson (basket weaver), Pat Courtney Gold (basket weaver), Garry Knox Bennett (furniture maker), Tom Joyce (blacksmith).
Landscape: Jan Yager (artist), David Gurney (ceramist), Timberline Lodge (Mount Hood, Oregon), Kit Carson (jeweler, sculptor), Mira Nakashima (furniture designer), Richard Notkin (artist).
Community: Mississippi Cultural Crossroads (Port Gibson, Mississippi), Penland School of Crafts, Sarah Jaeger (potter), Archie Bray Foundation, Pilchuk Glass School, Denise Wallace (jeweler), Sam Wallace (lapidary), Dona Look (artist), Ken Loeber (artist).
Narrator, Randy Oglesby.
DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions; stereo.; NTSC.
Closed-captioned.
Contents:
episode 1. Memory -- episode 2. Landscape -- episode 3. Community.
ISBN:
0793693365
9780793693368
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