500 Knives

500 Knives

Celebrating Traditional & Innovative Designs

Paperback - 2009
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Contemporary knifemakers are far more daring than their counterparts from as recently as a generation ago: they've become masters of new techniques and technologies, experts in reinterpreting form and function to create sculptural works of art. Flip through this amazing on-the-page gallery, and you'll discover a dizzying array of styles, from ones that demonstrate simple elegance to others that feature over-the-top embellishment. The collection includes daggers, kitchen knives, hunting knives, combat and folding knives, switchblades, multi-blades, swords, axes, tomahawks, and even a pistol-knife--all honed with fine creative vision.

The international roster of artists includes:

Don Hanson - Tim Hancock - Rebecca Sheer - Chantal Gilbert - Anders Hogstrom - Vince Evans - Frankie Flood - Johan Gustafsson - Allen Elishewitz - Jot Singh Khalsa - Wendy Yothers - and more!

 

Publisher: New York : Lark Books, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781579908737
157990873X
Characteristics: 384 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Le Van, Marthe
Alternative Title: Five hundred knives

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