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An American Craftsman - Wharton Esherick
An American Craftsman - Wharton Esherick • Documentary, Special Interest, 18-Apr-2001
The film explores the life and work of Wharton Esherick (1887-1970) a painter and furniture maker who came of age during the Industrial Revolution. At a time when America was enamoured with consumerism and mass industry, Wharton moved to a rural farm outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and began making sculptural wood furniture one piece at a time.