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The Living Art and Fine Tradition
Trim: 11.5" x 9"
Illustrations: 4 color images, 96 black-and-white photographs, 15 line drawings, map
This book offers penetrating views of the richness of the basketmaking tradition of southwestern tribes, the current revival of the art, and the beauty of the baskets themselves.
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The Art of David Bradley
Trim: 11" x 11"
Illustrations: 75 color plates
"My paintings are socio-political statements. Because of their history and their current problems, Indian people are political by definition. I perceive myself both as an artist and an Indian rights activist, inviting collectors and art lovers to reconsider history and contemporary society."- David Bradley
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The Man from Mesilla
Trim: 9" x 6"
Illustrations: 12 color and 55 black-and-white photographs
A biography of one of New Mexico's most distinguished citizens as it recounts the life of the legislator, educator, community leader, and arts patron.
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Trim: 10" x 6.75"
Illustrations: 8 line art drawings
The volume, printed for 6 cents a copy, included twenty- three songs and constituted the first time a book devoted exclusively to cowboy songs had been published. Thorp gets the credit for being the first person to show serious interest in collecting and preserving these ballads penned by cowpunchers to calm cattle on the range.
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The Alchemy of Memory
Trim: 10" x 12"
Illustrations: 104 color plates and 18 illustrations
This publication is a long-awaited and richly deserved retrospective of one of Santa Fe and New Mexico's most prominent artists. Dreams, memory, prairie, the night sky; demons, family, history; remoteness and the grandeur of the vast windmills, coyotes and low-flying ravens; childhood, manhood, a tiny white kite and an advancing storm; vulnerability and masculinity; the strong, saturated colors of a figurative artist of the subconscious nestled in personal history with his New Mexico roots intact.
Trim: 12" x 9"
Illustrations: 150 black-and-white photographs
This book highlights the drama that unfolded for young nineteenth century European Jewish immigrants who built on their cultural and social relationships to become successful citizens.
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Trim: 9" x 8"
Illustrations: 25 color photographs
A richly illustrated history of Mexican cooking that traces its development over the last 500 years, with recipes representing the finest in contemporary Mexican cooking.
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The 237 Kachina paintings beautifully and descriptively rendered by Hopi artist Clifford Bahnimptewa (1938-1984) are part of the permanent collection of the Heard Museum (Phoenix). Born at the Hopi village of Old Oraibi on Third Mesa and a member of the Parro Clan, Bahnmiptewa learned to carve Katsina figures from his grandfather and his involvement in ceremonies helped the artist depict the figures in ceremonial motion.
Public Aesthetics and Mass Politics
Trim: 12" x 9"
Illustrations: 142 color plates
More than 100 political posters from 1960-1990 help document the sociopolitical history of Latin America during a period of intense radicalism and upheaval.
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Portrait of a Northern New Mexico Place
Trim: 10" x 9"
Illustrations: 150 color images
Las Vegas, New Mexico is the subject and muse of this provocative case study.