Terra Nova: Polymer Art at the Crossroads

Terra Nova: Polymer Art at the Crossroads

This book highlights advances in the use of polymer as an artistic material over the last 30 years and forecasts potential for the future. Offering an outline of what has happened to date, Terra Nova features a group of 10 groundbreaking artists who have embraced this medium and found recognition in the larger contemporary craft arena—Bonnie Bishoff and J. M. Syron, Jeffrey Lloyd Dever, Kathleen Dustin, Steven Ford and David Forlano, Tory Hughes, Cynthia Toops, Pier Voulkos, and Elise Winters.

This 140-page hardcover book by authors Rachel Carren, Bruce W. Pepich, and Lena Vigna combines illuminating text and ideas about polymer, as an art making material both past and present, with images and details on key artists. Beautifully illustrated with more than 130 photographs, the publication offers different points of view for understanding the transformation of polymer in artistic expression.

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10.1 x 10.1 x 0.7 inches
140 pages
© 2011
Racine Art Museum


  • $35.00

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