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To Form from Air

Music and the Art of Raymond Jonson

Robert Ware, Author

Trim: 10" x 9"

Pages: 96

Illustrations: 40 color plates, 3 black-and-white photographs

Art

History

© 2010

"To Form From Air" presents Jonson's masterpieces of the 1920s-19402, exploring the intimate confluence of visual art and music that defined 20th-century modernism.

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To Walk in Beauty

A Navajo Family's Journey Home

Stacia Spragg-Braude, Photographer
N. Scott Momaday, Afterword

Trim: 10.75" x 9.5"

Pages: 200

Illustrations: 82 duotone photographs

American Indians

Culture

Medicine/Spiritual

© 2009

A family's decision to return to the Navajo reservation. Examines the spiritual healing that can take place when cultural identity is honored and restored.

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Traditional Arts of Spanish New Mexico

The Hispanic Heritage Wing at the Museum of International Folk Art

Robin Farwell Gavin, Author

Trim: 8.5" x 7.5"

Pages: 104

Illustrations: 109 color plates

Folklore/Folk Arts

Hispanic

© 1994

Over 100 religious and secular objects of New Mexican Hispanic Folk Art from the museum's collection.

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Treasures of Mexican Colonial Painting

The Davenport Museum of Art Collection

Marcus B. Burke, Author

Trim: 12" x 9"

Pages: 192

Illustrations: 60 color plates, 20 illustrations

Art

Multicultural

© 2001

"Treasures of Mexican Colonial Painting" focuses on the development of Mexican colonial painting and its relationship with European art and civilization, and the contributions of its indigenous peoples.

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Turquoise, Water, Sky

Meaning and Beauty in Southwest Native Arts

Maxine E McBrinn, author

Trim: 9" x 11"

Pages: 172

Illustrations: 142 plates, 20 illustrations

History

Turquoise

Jewelry

In the past, as now, turquoise was valued for its color and beauty but also for its symbolic nature: sky, water, health, protection, and abundance. The book traces historical and contemporary jewelry made by Navajo, Zuni, Hopi, and Santo Domingo artisans, and the continuously inventive ways the stone has been worked.

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Valles Caldera

A Vision for New Mexico's National Preserve

William deBuys, Author
Don J. Usner, Author

Trim: 10.5 in" x 9in"

Pages: 128 pages

Illustrations: 59 color and 8 black-and-white photographs, map

Nature

Political

Historical

© 2006

In 2000 President Clinton signed into law the Valles Caldera Preservation Act, a visionary piece of legislation that transferred to the public domain a privately owned ranch in northern New Mexico. This book tells the natural and human history of the preserve, presents photographs of its splendor, and outlines the unique administrative experiment now underway to manage its public lands.

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Village of Painters

Narrative Scrolls from West Bengal

Frank J. Korom, Author
Paul Smutko, Photographer

Trim: 11.5" x 8.5"

Pages: 120

Illustrations: 118 color photographs, 1 map

Folklore/Folk Arts

Art

© 2006

"Village of Painters" profiles a West Bengali caste specializing in producing painted narrative scrolls and performing songs to accompany their unrolling.

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Viva Guadalupe!

The Virgin in New Mexican Popular Art

Jacqueline Orsini Dunnington, Author

Trim: 9" x 7"

Pages: 88

Illustrations: 116 color photographs

Folklore/Folk Arts

Religion

New Mexico

© 1997

Our Lady of Guadalupe has been celebrated in New Mexico for over 300 years, becoming an iconic folk symbol of the spirit that protects.

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Voices of Counterculture in the Southwest

Jack Loeffler, Editor
Meredith Davidson, Editor

Trim: 9.5" x 7.5"

Pages: 208

Illustrations: 88 color and black-and-white photographs

Counterculture

Southwest

© 2017

This book pays homage to the counterculture movement in New Mexico and the Southwest through the words and photographs of a select gathering of people who lived it.

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Weaving a World

Textiles and the Navajo Way of Seeing

Paul G. Zolbrod, Author
Roseann S. Willink, Author

Trim: 8.25" x 10"

Pages: 132

Illustrations: 100 color plates

American Indians

Art

History

© 1996

"Weaving a World" seeks to identify the mythic symbols and historic and personal stories these beautiful textiles contain.

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