A New Generation Redefines Craftwork on its Own DIY Terms

Gambit | May 8, 2008
While old-school craftwork was forged by economic necessity and practicality as much as creativity, today's craft movement is both artsier and slipperier. It carries echoes of both '70s macrame power and '90s grrl power. It has a fierce anti-consumerist message, yet it's based on making and buying things.


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