New Masters of Woodturning
This unique collection of artistic pieces has redefined the limits of shaped wood. Crafters and designers alike are treated to a wealth of knowledge from 31 leading artists, who share their motivations, thought processes and the studio techniques employed to bring out the breath-taking beauty of wood. Contemporary artists such as Virginia Dodson, Binh Pho, Harvey Fein, Paul Fennell and Marilyn Campbell are among those whose works are given studio-quality photographic treatment. Each piece encourages crafters to find new ways of connecting with their own creative channels and makes this book an important document of the modern craft - sure to become a treasure in every woodworking library.
""The portraits of these wood artists and the glimpses into their lives make this wonderful publication the most beautiful book on turning in recent years."" --Drechsler Magazin "(Germany)"
Kevin Wallace is an independent curator who has worked with the Los Angeles Departments of Cultural Affairs, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles. Terry Martin is a practicing wood artist and has written more than 200 articles for 12 journals in seven countries.