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Photographs from the Monastery of Christ in the Desert
Trim: 13" x 10"
Illustrations: 72 duotone images
Contemplative photographs of the monastery near Abiquiu, New Mexico and of the offices that have been kept in a tradition dating back to the Middle Ages.
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Innovating Southwest Archaeology
Trim: 8" x 10"
Illustrations: 60 color & 52 black-and-white illustrations,
Linda S. Cordell (1943–2013) was a leading archaeologist and anthropologist who began her career at a time when few women rose to prominence in the field. A professor, lifelong researcher, author, field school director, department chair, and museum specialist—the study of the American Southwest, rnparticularly the northern Rio Grande, was at the center of her life’s work. Among Dr. Cordell’s many honors and awards in recognition of her contributions to the field of archaeology are election to the National Academy of Sciences, election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and earning the Society for American Archaeology’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The American Anthropological Association awarded Cordell the A. V. Kidder medal for eminence in American Archaeology, making her the second woman to have won the Kidder medal in its sixty years of existence. Contributors to this volume in memory of Dr. Cordell are established scholars and influential Southwest archaeologists. In chapters covering diverse topics from Pueblo ceramics and tree-ring dating to Southwest migrations and NAGPRA, they offer a broad view of the Southwest as seen through the influence of one extraordinary individual. Cordell’s research and work contributed to a greater understanding of Ancestral Pueblo life in the Southwest.
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Escucha, Que Viene Un Cuento
Trim: 9" x 6"
Illustrations: 40 black-and-white linocut illustrations
Lively stories in English and Spanish from northern New Mexico blend elements from Native American, Latino, and Anglo sources.
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The Work of Rose B. Simpson
Illustrations: 29 color and 8 black-and-white illustrations
This catalogue accompanied Rose B. Simpson's first solo exhibition in 2018 at the Wheelwright Museum.
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Home Altars of New Mexico
Trim: 12" x 9"
Illustrations: 80 color plates
This colorful book features the personal altars of mostly Hispanic Catholic families living in the towns and villages of northern New Mexico.
Beauty is His Name
Illustrations: 28 color and 7 black-and-white illustrations
Charles Loloma (Hopi, 1921–1991) was arguably the most influential Native American artist of the twentieth century. An artist of astonishing creative energy, he found fame as a jeweler, ceramist, painter, and poet.
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Nuevomexicanos por Vida, '81–'83
Trim: 11" x 12"
Pages: 140 pages
Illustrations: 82 duotone photos
This book is a photographic documentation of Hispanic New Mexicans (Nuevomexicanos) taken between 1981 and 1983 in Albuquerque and Santa Fe and in several northern New Mexico villages. While there is an insider intimacy to the photographs in this book, they have a gritty sense of reality that is neither disturbing nor challenging. The people, whether looking directly into the lens or away from it, appear to be at ease with the photographer and his camera. Many of these photographs are timeless, while others are a time capsule of the early eighties in New Mexico. This collection will evoke nostalgia of the era and life in New Mexico "back in the day." There is also a universality about the images and time period that will appeal to wider audiences.
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New Mexico's Morning Star
Trim: 9.75" x 8.75"
Illustrations: 57 contemporary color and 27 historic black-and-white photographs
Michael Wallis weaves the complex story of Los Luceros throughout the larger context of northern New Mexico history, from the earliest human inhabitants to the present day, introducing its past occupiers, owners, and visitors, including Spanish and American soldiers and cavalrymen. During Mary Cabot Wheelwright’s long reign at Los Luceros, it was visited by New Mexico’s prominent writers, artists, and art patrons, including Georgia O’Keeffe, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and D.H. Lawrence. During the past decade, the property was acquired by the State of New Mexico to be managed by New Mexico Historic Sites as a living museum.
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American Moderns and the West
Trim: 9" x 11.5"
Pages: 220 pages
Illustrations: 120 color and 50 black-and-white illustrations
Mabel Dodge Luhan (1879–1962) was a political, social, and cultural visionary; salon hostess; and collector of genius in almost every field of modernism—painting, photography, drama, psychology, radical politics, social reform, and Native American rights.