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Our reviews of Craft In America: Complete Collection (published November 5th, 2011), Craft in America: Holiday (published January 23rd, 2014), Craft In America: Messages (published July 23rd, 2011), Craft in America: Service (published November 15th, 2014), and Craft in America: Threads (published June 23rd, 2012) are also available.
Exceptional artists forging metal magically transformed by fire.
PBS's well-regarded art series is back with another look at a specific craft. This go-round we're dealing with the art of forging, the metalworkers of America who express themselves within the purifying fire of the whatever-it-is they use to make their materials malleable. Some cursory research (i.e., watching The 13th Warrior) reveals that forging has been around as an art form for quite a long time. Today's metalworkers take up the mantle of creativity and inject their own idiosyncrasies onto the anvil.
• "Chloe Darke"
• "Tom Pullin"
• "Albert Paley"
If you're familiar with the series, then you know what to expect: An introspective documentary on what makes artists of various persuasions tick. Craft in America: Forge serves up some tasty art once more.
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