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Is it Art or Craft? – Does it Matter?

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Is it Art or Craft? – Does it Matter?

 Art vs Craft – part one   As the studio glass movement has matured, the debate over what is craft and what is art seems clearer. My perception of this divide has influenced my approach with sculpture and working with glass as a medium. I’ll start with the craft end of things since manipulating a material is usually the first thing one does while learning something like glass blowing or woodworking. Craft – Technique driven, it’s that simple… or is it? Making an object that is driven by the pursuit of perfect technique will usually result in a decorative object...

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