Art

Art, Peace, and Transcendence

Réograms That Elevate and Unite
By Paul Ré

American artist Paul Ré invites us to join him on his journey for harmony, wisdom, and inner joy with Art, Peace, and Transcendence.

Subjects: ArtSouthwest

Violent Grace

A Retrospective
By Edward Knippers

Within the ambiguity of this fertile paradox, the art of Edward Knippers—which can initially shock and disturb—opens up into something rich and rewarding.

Subjects: Art

Maya Imagery, Architecture, and Activity

Space and Spatial Analysis in Art History
Edited by Maline D. Werness-RudeKaylee R. Spencer

Maya Imagery, Architecture, and Activity privileges art historical perspectives in addressing the ways the ancient Maya organized, manipulated, created, interacted with, and conceived of the world around them.

Visualizing Albuquerque

Art of Central New Mexico
By Joseph Traugott
Edited by Dawn Hall

Visualizing Albuquerque is a comprehensive overview of twelve thousand years of artistic activity in the central Rio Grande Valley.

Subjects: ArtNew Mexico

William Cather Hook

A Retrospective
By Susan Hallsten McGarry

In this retrospective of paintings dating from the early 1980s to the present Hook guides the reader on a journey that includes the back roads of northern New Mexico, the high country of the Colorado Rockies and Sangre de Cristos, California’s Pacific coastline and central valley, the reaches of the Sonoran Desert, and historic vistas in England and Italy.

Subjects: Art

Painting the Divine

Images of Mary in the New World
By Josef DíazSuzanne Stratton-Pruitt

Painting the Divine explores New World images of the Virgin Mary that portray some of the events in her life, as well as examples of apparitions unique to various locales in the Americas.

Subjects: Art

Deborah Paris

Lennox Woods - The Ancient Forest
By Elizabeth L. DelaneyPaula Kornye TillmanJames EidsonMary Walker Clark

A veteran landscape painter and self-described artist-naturalist, Paris translates how Lennox Woods looks and how it feels, re-creating its live, three-dimensional environment on the two-dimensional picture plane.

Subjects: Art

Buen Gusto and Classicism in the Visual Cultures of Latin America, 1780-1910

Edited by Paul B. NiellStacie G. Widdifield

The promotion of classicism in the visual arts in late eighteenth and nineteenth-century Latin America and the need to “revive” buen gusto (good taste) are the themes of this collection of essays.

Subjects: ArtLatin America

Melinda Miles

Passages
By Elizabeth Cook-RomeroSarah McCartyEric ThomsonMonty Phister

Collected here are the most striking paintings from Melinda Miles' signature collections: portraiture, a series of interiors, a major body of still life that she was best known for, and a late series of train imagery that became a summation of her life’s work.

Subjects: Art

Easter Island's Silent Sentinels

The Sculpture and Architecture of Rapa Nui
By Kenneth TreisterPatricia Vargas CasanovaClaudio Cristino

This richly illustrated book of the history, culture, and art of Easter Island is the first to examine in detail the island’s vernacular architecture, often overshadowed by its giant stone statues.

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