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On Body and Soul
Language: en
Pages: 151
Authors: Suzanne Ramljak
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-01 - Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

From the beginning of time, armour and amulets have been used for protection and are found in cultures across the globe, and those who crafted them have been esteemed as artists by their communities. The contemporary examples showcased here, in 200 eye-catching images, demonstrate the enduring artistry of the forms
Craft is Political
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: D Wood
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-22 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Throughout the 21st century, various craft practices have drawn the attention of academics and the general public in the West. In Craft is Political, D Wood has gathered a collection of essays to argue that this attention is a direct response to and critique of the particular economic, social and
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Suzanne Ramljak
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-28 - Publisher: Schiffer Publishing

Works by nearly 100 of today's prominent artists ask questions about the many cultural issues firearms trigger, leaving the answers up to you, the viewer. This invigorating survey of contemporary art and guns offers insight into the mixed associations of firearms in today's culture. Situating these artworks within the contexts
Binding Words
Language: en
Authors: Don C. Skemer
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-01 - Publisher: Penn State Press

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The Adorned Body
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Nicholas Carter, Stephen Houston, Franco Rossi
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-04 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

"Drawing on extant material culture, as well as sculpture, painting, glyphs, and other visual records, this edited volume examines the clothes and adornments of the Classic Maya, including who wore what, and why, and how these clothes/items were made; it further discusses how clothes, body paint, headgear, jewelry, etc. varied