Journal of Modern Craft Vol 1 No 2

The second issue of Berg’s Journal of Modern Craft is now out. The first issue is still available free as a sample copy online.


  • Looking Backwards and Forwards: Fennomane Furniture Design in Finland around 1900 by Ashby, Charlotte
  • The Silver Hand: Authenticating the Alaska Native Art, Craft and Body by Moore, Emily
  • Dis/Cover/ing the Quilts of Gee’s Bend, Alabama by Chave, Anna C.
  • Between the Material World and the Ghosts of Dreams: An Argument about Craft in Los Carpinteros by Weiss, Rachel

Statement of Practice

  • Knitting is … by Gschwandtner, Sabrina

Primary Text

  • Commentary by Hub, Berthold
  • The Chair (1899) by Bahr, Hermann

Exhibition Reviews

  • Women’s Work: WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution by Buszek, Maria Elena
  • Out of the Ordinary: Spectacular Craft by Margetts, Martina
  • Poetics of the Handmade by Sbrissa, Claudia

Book Reviews

  • British and Irish Home Arts and Industries, 1880-1914: Marketing Craft, Making Fashion by Crawford, Alan
  • Craft in Transition by Sandino, Linda

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