A Gathering of Spoons: The Design Gallery of the World's Most Stunning Wooden Art Spoons

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Linden Publishing, Dec 7, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 104 pages
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"Featuring over 200 hand-carved art spoons, "A Gathering of Spoons" is the definitive photographic record of the world's most brilliant and beautiful examples of art spoon design. Spoonmaking has been a respected craft and art form in many cultures for centuries, providing not just utilitarian tools but also revered and powerful ceremonial and symbolic objects. Artists and craftspeople from many walks of life are exploring this ancient tool of daily life and creating designs that hark back to centuries of tradition but also speak to contemporary life. "A Gathering of Spoons" celebrates the resurgence of spooncarving in recent years. Presenting a dazzling variety of forms, materials, and carving techniques, "A Gathering of Spoons" presents the finest work in spoonmaking from around the world. Each piece is beautifully photographed to present its unique visual appeal, making "A Gathering of Spoons" a fascinating visual record of great art in an unusual form"--
 

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Contents

Foreword
1964
Moving
1977
A Tribute to Spoons and Their Makers
1992
Selected Resources
2010
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Norman D. Stevens is a retired university librarian and an avid collector of wooden art spoons.

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