Images from Unpacking the Collection

Unpacking the Collection: Selections
from the Museum of Contemporary Craft

by namita gupta wiggers

essays by glenn adamson and janet koplos

edited by anjali gupta

The first publication to document Museum of Contemporary Craft’s collection and its connections to dramatic changes in artistic practice over the past seventy years, Unpacking the Collection introduces this vital regional center for craft through photographs of work, essays, texts, archival photographs and an abbreviated exhibition chronology. The book also reveals connections between the collection and the Museum's exhibition history, links between craft and visual culture, and the importance of recognizing regional specificity and identity in the age of globalization.

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Softcover; 136 pages; full color; 9.5 x 7.5 inches
ISBN: 978-0-9728981-3-1
Published by Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
Release date: July 13, 2008
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