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“Equal parts jock and dandy”

The perfect American Male (answering the Gibson Girl, of course), an illustrator able to capture the moment of the new American sportswear, the growth of the ad campaign, and gay subculture… Submitted for your delectation: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-perfect-american-male/ Thank you, J. C. … Continue reading

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Needle-sharp Skills pt. I

In honor of Women’s History Month, let us talk about the history of educating women.  This seems especially apt, because 84% of the overall students here at FIT are female.  Historically, the needle-arts have been associated with female gentility and … Continue reading

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Adventures in “Crafts”

We just got our first issue of this British magazine “Craft: The Magazine for Contemporary Craft”.  It’s really nifty, and it defines “craft” so much more widely than some of our other magazines do that I thought I’d wander through … Continue reading

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