|aAgainst the grain :|bwood in contemporary art, craft, and design /|c[edited by Martina D'Alton ; foreword by Holly Hotchner].
|aNew York :|bMonacelli Press :|bMuseum of Arts and Design,|cc2012.
|a160 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c29 cm.
|aPublished in conjunction with an exhibition on view at the Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina, September 1, 2012 through January 6, 2013; and at the Museum of Arts and Design, February 5, 2013, through June 16, 2013.
The book demonstrates how contemporary creators have engaged the medium of wood in strategies that might be described as "postmodern, " employing mimicry, assemblage, virtuosity, and whimsy (with a serious purpose).