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doc á No Idle Hands ☆ Museum Of International Folk Art This art form has had It includes works by contemporary artists thus establishing tramp art as an ongoing folk art form rather than a vestige of the past The pieces reproduced here reveal an artistic and intricate sensibility applied to each handcrafted piece Essays consider assumptions about tramp art related to class uality and the anonymity of its makers and examine this practice through the lens of home and family while tracing its relationship to the tobacco industry The book will cultivate an appreciation of an art form that is as thought provoking as it is enduri

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reader ï doc No Idle Hands ✓ 9780890136225 å randarenewables ☆ Tramp art describes a particular type of wood carving practiced in the United States and Europe between the 1880s and 1940s in which discarded cigar boxes and fruit crates were notched and layered to make a variety of domestic obj Tramp art describes a particular type of wood carving practiced in the United States and Europe between the 1880s and 1940s in which discarded cigar boxes and fruit crates were notched and layered to make a variety of domestic objects These were primarily boxes and frames in addition to small private altars crosses wall pockets clock cases plant stands and even furniture Whittling objects such as chains and ball in cage whimsies was a common hobby including among rail riding “hobos” and for many years “tramp art” was believed to have been made by these itinerant

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No Idle Hands S as well Although this notion has been widely dispelled the name has stuck In recent years efforts have been made to identify makers by name and reveal their stories While some examples of tramp art may be attributed to itinerants this carving style was commonly a practice of working class men creating functional objects for their households No Idle Hands presents than one hundred and fifty tramp art objects collected mainly from the United States and also including pieces from France Germany Switzerland Scandinavia Canada Mexico and Brazil demonstrating the far reach