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What Can You Do with Craft?

Artists now move much more freely across the once strict divide between what counted as art with a capital “A” and what was excluded as mere craft. For many contemporary practitioners, craft can be a material, a technique, a cultural resource, or all these things at the same time.

Video created by Elissa Auther, Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs and the William and Mildred Lasdon Chief Curator, and Christian Larsen, Windgate research curator, for the exhibition Craft Front & Center (on view May 22, 2021–February 13, 2022). Producer: Liam Harrison

 

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