Photography

Firelines

By Jill Metcoff

Jill Metcoff pairs her photographs from controlled burns with historical commentary, poetic reflections, and her own observations to construct a vibrant narrative of prose and imagery.

Subjects: Photography

Westlands

A Water Story
Photographs by Randi Lynn Beach

Showcasing California’s Central Valley, Westlands uses documentary photography to examine the danger drought and water policies represent to farming.

Tending the Fire

Native Voices and Portraits
Photographs by Christopher Felver

Christopher Felver’s Tending the Fire celebrates the poets and writers who represent the wide range of Native American voices in literature today.

My Heart Belongs to Nature

A Memoir in Photographs and Prose
By John Nichols

In My Heart Belongs to Nature, Nichols records his forty-five-year connection to the Taos valley and its mountains, where he still lives.

What They Left Behind

Photographs
Photographs by Richard S. Buswell

Although rooted in Buswell’s experience as a lifelong Montanan, the photographs in this book are no more (or less) “about” Montana than James Joyce’s Dubliners, Portrait of an Artist, or Ulysses are “about” Dublin.

Río

A Photographic Journey down the Old Río Grande
Edited by Melissa Savage

Weaving together landscape and memory, this book presents historical photographs of the Río Grande of the American Southwest.

Pure Quill

Photographs by Barbara Van Cleve
By Susan Hallsten McGarry
Photographs by Barbara Van Cleve

In this first book featuring the breadth of Barbara Van Cleve's subject matter, readers experience her other themes, including Rodeo as Dance, striking night scenes, the Great Montana Centennial Cattle Drive series, and documentation of the Spanish Mission Trail in Baja California, Mexico.

Subjects: Photography

In Appropriate Distance

The Ethics of the Photographic Essay
By Kelly Klingensmith

What is the evolving relationship between words and images in the photographic essay? Klingensmith explores this and other questions in In Appropriate Distance as she traces the development of the photographic essay from the 1890s to the 1990s and beyond.

Cordelia Bailey

Photography
By Madeline Yale PrestonAndrea KarnesMary Anne Redding

“Cordelia Bailey’s strength within this body of work is in depicting psychosocial aspects in each photographic scene. She develops her own visual poetry, providing fixed points of reference for us to consider perceptions rather than realities—both hers and our own.”—Madeline Yale Preston, excerpted from “People and Creatures: Reinventing Theater from the Real”

Subjects: Photography

Stories from the Camera

Reflections on the Photograph
Edited by Michele M. Penhall

As one of the earliest collegiate institutions to begin collecting photography, the University of New Mexico Art Museum holds a stunning array of images that span photography’s 175-year history.

Subjects: Photography

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