To understand the world of James Donald Didier you should pay attention to his silence. This is a man who sees history; too much talk and too many questions will only extinguish what the eye should behold and the spirit feel.
Cadmus does not fit easily into the conventional rubrics of modern art, since he was part vanguardist and part traditionalist.
"We would have lost so much in the way of regional history and artifacts had MESDA not undertaken this project when it did."
When it closed its doors in 1971, American crafts were no longer an anomaly, and the desire for them had never been stronger. Mission accomplished.