Titles by Subject

Posada's Broadsheets

Mexican Popular Imagery, 1890-1910
By Patrick Frank

An intriguing study of the popular culture of early twentieth century Mexico as seen through the penny broadsheets--bullfighters, bandits, politics, and the revolution.

Native American Identities

From Stereotype to Archetype in Art and Literature
By Scott Vickers

An engaging study of stereotypes and archetypes of Native Americans in fiction and art.

Miss O'Keeffe

By Christine Taylor PattenAlvaro Cardona-Hine

This intimate account of the year of Patten’s employment offers a rare glimpse of O’Keeffe’s daily life when she could no longer see well enough to paint.

Earth Is My Mother, Sky Is My Father

Space, Time, and Astronomy in Navajo Sandpainting
By Trudy Griffin-Pierce

To the Navajo, sandpaintings are sacred, living entities that reflect the interconnectedness of all living beings--humans, plants, stars, animals, and mountains. This book explores the circularity of Navajo thought in sandpaintings, Navajo chantway myths, and stories reflected in the celestial constellations.

Spanish-American Blanketry

Its Relationship to Aboriginal Weaving in the Southwest
By H. P. Mera

In 1984, while studying textiles in the collections of the School of American Research, Kate Peck Kent discovered a manuscript on Spanish-American weaving by the late H.P. Mera, curator of archaeology at Santa Fe's Lab of Anthropology. This forgotten manuscript describes the origin and history of the distinctive textiles woven by Spanish-Americans in New Mexico.

Wonders of the Weavers/Maravillas de los tejedores

Nineteenth-Century Rio Grande Weavings from the Collection of the Albuquerque Museum
By Deborah C. Slaney

Featured are thirty-seven of the Albuquerque Museum's most notable examples of Hispanic weavings including jergas, colchas and frazadas.

Subjects: Art