Almost Lost ArtsRegular price $ 35.00
Almost Lost Arts features the stories of 20 artisans who have devoted their lives to preserving traditional techniques. From globemakers and bookmenders to cassette tape manufacturers and neon sign makers, the profiled artisans represent a diverse mix of media, ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds.
Gorgeous photographs reveal these craftspeople's studios from places like Oaxaca, Kyoto, Milan, and Tennessee.
• Each maker is accompanied by an in-depth profile telling their story
• Features two essays that discuss the challenges and rewards of engaging deeply with the past
• An inspiration to makers, collectors, and history lovers
Almost Lost Arts is a celebration of tactile beauty and a tribute to human ingenuity. This book takes readers in-depth with each artisan and explores how people around the world are saving traditional arts from obscurity.
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