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  Art
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2008 At 02:30 PM
Duration: 1 Day
Repeat Event: Every Day

How Envy Killed the Crafts Movement: An Autopsy in Two Parts A lecture by writer and craft historian Garth ClarkFREE Pacific Northwest College of Art, Swigert Commons 1241 NW Johnson StreetCO-PRESENTED BY: Museum of Contemporary Craft's CraftPerspectives Lecture Series Oregon College of Art and Craft's Jamison Lecture Series Pacific Northwest College of ArtGarth Clark presents "How Envy Killed the Crafts Movement: An Autopsy in Two Parts" at Pacific Northwest College of Art, Swigert Commons. One of craft's most influential intellectuals, this is a special opportunity to hear and discuss Clark's provocative ideas about the state of American craft today. The event is free and open to the public.Clark will first present a paper examining how aesthetics, economics and art envy have "killed" the crafts movement. A strong proponent of open discourse, Clark will then facilitate an extended conversation with the audience.