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Modern Embroidery Movement - by Cynthia Fowler (Hardcover)

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In the early twentieth century, Marguerite Zorach and Georgiana Brown Harbeson were at the forefront of the modern embroidery movement in the United States. In the first scholarly examination of their work and influence, Cynthia Fowler explores the arguments presented by these pioneering women and their collaborators for embroidery to be considered as art.

Using key exhibitions and contemporary criticism, The Modern Embroidery Movement focuses extensively on the individual work of Zorach and Brown Harbeson, casting a new light on their careers. Documenting a previously marginalised movement, Fowler brings together the history of craft, art and women's rights and firmly establishes embroidery as a significant aspect of modern art.

Number of Pages: 259
Genre: Art, Crafts + Hobbies
Sub-Genre: History & Criticism
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Book theme: Embroidery
Author: Cynthia Fowler
Language: English
Street Date: February 22, 2018
TCIN: 53268725
UPC: 9781350033313
Item Number (DPCI): 248-59-9405
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