Hispanic Humor of Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado
Trim: 8.5" x 5.5"
Voices of laughter and comic relief are a vital aspect of Hispanic culture. In both English and regional Spanish there are practical jokes, pranks, slips-of-the-tongue, hyperbole, and slapstick.
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Trim: 10" x 12"
Illustrations: 84 color photographs, 31 duotones
Photographer Andrea Portago saw her first kachina in the early seventies in the studio of George Terasaki, from whom her friend and collaborator Andy Warhol was buying Native American art. When Alan Kessler’s collection of kachinas was auctioned at Sotheby’s in 1997, an extraordinary collection of classic kachina figures was unveiled that served as the impetus for Portago’s exploration of the carvings. Presented here are classic-era (1880s-1940s) Hopi and Zuni carved dolls that have rarely been displayed. Portago gracefully photographed these rare figures using available light so as not to distort their colors, and to reveal their drama and passion.
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The Visionary Carvings of a Navajo Artist
Trim: 10.5" x 8.5"
Illustrations: 100 color photographs
Collective Willeto presents the life and wood carvings of Navajo medicine man Charlie Willeto.
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Connections in Spanish Colonial Art
Trim: 11" x 9"
Illustrations: 17 color images
A lavish art book that presents the finest traditional Hispanic and religious arts in New Mexico from the Spanish Colonial period.
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Art of the Hispanic and Native American Southwest
Trim: 9 in" x 11 in."
Pages: 256 pages
Illustrations: 211 color and 23 black-and-white photographs
This lushly illustrated book examines the cross-cultural influences and unique artistic dialogue between Hispano and Native American arts in the Southwest over the past four hundred years since Spanish colonisation. Insightful essays by historians, artists, and scholars including Estevan Rael-Galvez, Lane Coulter, Enrique R Lamadrid, Marc Simmons, and others explore the impact of cultural interaction on various art forms including painting, sculpture, metalwork, textiles, architecture, furniture, and performance and ceremonial arts. Over 150 art works and photographs gathered from museums across the country are testimony to the unique Southwestern aesthetic that developed from this dynamic cultural exchange.
Tales From The Hispanic Southwest
Trim: 8" x 5.5"
Illustrations: 24 drawings
Witchcraft, magic, and events from everyday life provide lively twists to these twenty-three folk tales that evoke the rich traditions of the early Spanish settlers and their descendants.
Legends And Folktales Of Northern New Mexico
Trim: 8.25" x 5.375"
Cuentos From My Childhood contains 25 New Mexico legends and folktales in both English and Spanish that deliver truths and moral messages.
Stories from Rosebud
Trim: 9" x 6"
Dance House contains essays and short stories that are based on events of the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota. It discusses mystic experiences, Native American cultures, and the Federal Government.
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Essays on New Mexico and the Southwest
Trim: 8.5" x 5.5"
Illustrations: 6 drawings
This book pays homage to New Mexico's culture with a collection of penetrating essays exploring its turbulent history, language, and unique fabric.
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The Tano of the Galisteo Basin, 1250-1782
Trim: 10" x 8.5"
Illustrations: 80 duotone plates and 30 black-and-white illustrations
Down Country synthesizes archaeoligical and historical research to create a landmark study of the Southern Tewa Pueblo culture that rose, faltered, reasserted itself, and ultimately, abandoned the Galisteo Basin.