Fall 2022 CRAFT
This issue of Reinventing Home explores our nation’s history of making things and considers how craft increases our appreciation for daily life. It also serves as a welcome antidote to the disembodiment of our Digital Age.
Ann Arnold likens making art to Dorothy Sayers’ definition of murder—“it is so terribly wicked…and one has so little to gain from it.”
Victoria Reynolds says the start of a poem is like the ringing of a far-off bell. The experience “wakes up some wanderlust in me.”
Some wonderful films about craft—from costume design to toy making, the casting of iron kettles and clay pots, to the art basket-weaving.
Too much sitting is bad for our health. Galen Cranz explores cultural alternatives to the chair that are better for the body.
During the pandemic, photographer Susan Fassberg moved to Mexico and discovered a landscape full of hidden messages.
L. John Harris takes us on a tour of his historic villa with its sweeping vistas and unusual collection of hand-made objects.