The Body Eloquent
For Cristina Córdova, the expressive potential of the human form knows no bounds.
From his beginnings as an artist, Jim Rose has stayed open to influence. The result is furniture that stands apart.
Basketmaker Debora Muhl turns sweetgrass into sculpture, deconstructing traditional forms into twisting, wild works.
Glass' Big Bang
Fifty years ago, the American studio glass movement was sparked. The world has never been the same.
In This Issue
A Light Touch
At first glance, Lara Knutson's sculptural objects and jewelry might appear muted. Then the light hits them.
Back in Chicago To Stay
ACC's "Gold" showcase dazzles at SOFA Chicago.
Business for The Artist
Craft Inc. offers a path to a craft-centric life based on that most prosaic of ambitions: making a living.
Clothes Make The Cowboy
Kathie Sever's embroidered Western wear.
Quirk Gallery's populist appeal.
Longtime pals Dante Marioni and Preston Singletary blend their divergent styles in a new body of work.
High Tech, High Art
Esteemed weaver Cynthia Schira on the art of never missing a beat.
ACC show artist Andrea Haffner is known for her evocative compositions of natural materials.
Patronage, Big and Small
In 2010, Ehren Tool got an unsolicited email, inviting him to apply for a large, no-strings cash prize.
Why did Edmund de Waal take on this book?
Present at The Creation
Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design
“Today the fine press book is thriving.” These words greeted visitors to “Fine & Dirty: Contemporary Letterpress Art.”
Restrained, Cut Loose
A curator in Milwaukee commissioned 16 works and limited the artists to one tool each.
Silver Takes The Prize
Silversmith Ubaldo Vitali gets a surprise phone call while buying supplies.
On the islands of the West Indies, functional tradition and artistic innovation mingle.
The Downside of Success
Glenn Adamson on glass and the challenge of beauty.
When Beauty Is Suspect
The more you know about an art form, the more skeptical you tend to become of its seductive qualities.
Who's Your Platonic Craft Crush?
For this issue, we posed a special Valentine's Day-themed question.