A Gathering of Spoons: The Design Gallery of the World’s Most Stunning Wooden Art Spoons by Norman D. Stevens

bookshelves: autumn-2015, art-forms, nonfiction, nonfic-nov-2015, published-2012, e-book, tbr-busting-2015

Read from April 15, 2014 to November 04, 2015
Description: Featuring more than 200 hand-carved art spoons, this collection is the definitive photographic record of the world’s most brilliant and beautiful examples of art spoon design. Spoons are not just utilitarian tools but are also revered as powerful ceremonial and symbolic objects Showing how spoonmaking has been a respected craft and art form in many cultures for centuries, this work celebrates the resurgence of the art form in recent years. A fascinating visual record of great art in an unusual form, “”A Gathering of Spoons”” presents a dazzling variety of forms, materials, and carving techniques and showcases the finest work in spoonmaking from around the world, with each piece beautifully photographed to present its unique visual appeal.

NONFIC NOVEMBER 2015:

CR White Mughals
5* A History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts
3* Rome and the Barbarians
4* Field Notes From A Hidden City
3* The King’s Jews: Money, Massacre and Exodus in Medieval England
CR A History of Palestine 634-1099
CR Charlotte Brontë: A Life
3* The Alhambra
CR A Long Walk in the Himalaya: A Trek from the Ganges to Kashmir
CR Buddhist Warfare
4* A Gathering of Spoons

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