Libby Leshgold Gallery

Please join READ Books for the launch of Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design, published by University of Minnesota Press (2014).

In Bauhaus Weaving Theory, T’ai Smith deftly reframes the Bauhaus weaving workshop as central to theoretical inquiry at the school, uncovering new significance in the work the weavers did as writers. Exploring questions of establishing value and legitimacy in the art world along with the limits of Modernism, this book confronts the belief that the crafts are manual and technical, but never intellectual arts. Smith is Assistant Professor of Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia.

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