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This intriguing PBS documentary series traces the evolution of crafts in America -- from ceramics to printmaking -- as artisans from various disciplines discuss their works, how they learned their techniques and how they pass on their knowledge.
Summary of Season 1 (2007) - 1 disc
This documentary series, produced by PBS, gathers three episodes that explore the rise of craftwork in America. In "Memory," modern-day artisans discuss the history of the movement, while in "Landscape," they look at their connection to their art and what inspires it. "Community" studies the sociological impact of craft. What results is a fascinating look at the convergence of art and history, a phenomenon with far-reaching cultural effects.