Nancy Crow

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Breckling Press, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 302 pages
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World-renowned quilter Nancy Crow's work is presented for a general audience for the first time in this volume. Divided into nine major quilt series, the book shows not only the diversity and dynamism of Crow's work, but also many of the artifacts and places that inspired her. With excerpts from her journals and sketch books combined with side panels that track important events in her life, this book also gives insight into how Crow's thinking and art evolved after major events in her life. Many of the featured quilts have never before been photographed.

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In the hands of this singular artist, the quilt, a traditional craft form, has become an evolving art form: innovative in color and style, with new inspirations and techniques. This book examines Crow ... Read full review

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Excellent book. I enjoyed learning about her life and process. Wonderful teacher and person who enjoys teaching others - demanding of our personal growth and definitely not a spoon-feeder. Read full review


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Nancy Crow is an art quilter whose work is on permanent display at several world-class art museums, including the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institute, the American Craft Museum?New York City, and the Museum of American Folk Art. She is a fellow of the American Crafts Council, a member of the Quilters' Hall of Fame, and a recipient of the National Living Treasure Award. She lives in Baltimore, Ohio. Jean Robertson is an associate professor of art history at Indiana University.

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