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Beyond craft: decorative arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection

Beyond craft: decorative arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection

Strauss, Cindi, author; Koplos, Janet, author; Silbert, Susie J., author; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, creator

Since the 1960s, Leatrice and Melvin Eagle have acquired decorative arts of the highest quality, beginning with contemporary ceramics and then expanding to works in other media produced from the 1940s to the present. Although primarily American in scope, their collection also encompasses significant pieces by acclaimed international artists. This book presents key highlights from the Eagle collection, which was acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in 2010

Paperback, Book. English.
Published New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Cindi Strauss, Janet Koplos, Susie J. Silbert
ISBN: 0300204108, 9780300204100
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Exhibition held at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 23 February to 26 May 2014; the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, North Carolina, 6 September 2014 to 22 February 2015; and the Canton Museum of Art, Canton, Ohio, 27 August to 25 October 2015.
Physical Description: 128 pages ; 25 cm
Subject: Decorative arts United States History 20th century Exhibitions.; Eagle, Melvin B. Art collections Exhibitions.; Crafts.; Crafts; Eagle, Leatrice S. Art Collections Exhibitions.; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Exhibitions.; Ceramics

Author note

Cindi Strauss is assistant director, programming, and curator of modern and contemporary decorative arts and design, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.