Exploring Folk Art
by Michael Owen Jones
Publisher: Utah State University Press 1993
Number of pages: 229
Jones explores the human impulse to create, the necessity for having aesthetically satisfying experiences, and the craving for tradition. He also considers topics such as making chairs, remodelling houses, using and preserving soda-fountain slang, preparing and eating food, and sculpting lifelike figures out of cement.
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