Poetics of the Handmade
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By Alma Ruiz
Essays by Alma Ruiz, Henri Focillon
This catalogue accompanied the exhibition Poetics of the Handmade, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, April – August 2007.
Hardcover, 119 pages
Published by MOCA
$35.00By Alma Ruiz Essays by Alma Ruiz, Henri Focillon Poetics of the Handmade features a group of artists based in Latin America whose works of art are made by the artists’ own hands. While many of the artists, contemporaries tend toward a “post-studio” approach—with assistants producing their work—this group explores the close relationship that exists between a person and his or her craft. The artists, interest in transformation and process has led them to produce works that are painstakingly han...