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.

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

An American Modernist
By Carolyn Kastner

The first full-length critical analysis of the paintings of Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, this book focuses on Smith’s role as a modernist in addition to her status as a wellknown Native American artist. With close readings of Smith’s work, Carolyn Kastner shows how Smith simultaneously contributes to and critiques American art and its history.

Detonography

The Explosive Art of Evelyn Rosenberg
By Evelyn Rosenberg
Photographs by John Trotter

In this book, the first to showcase her work, Evelyn Rosenberg describes the history and genesis of Detonography and explains from conception to installation how a piece of explosive art is made.

Subjects: ArtSouthwest

Art of the National Parks

Historic Connections, Contemporary Interpretations
By Susan Hallsten McGarryJean SternTerry Lawson Dunn

In Art of the National Parks, seventy painters and sculptors offer distinctive visions of eight of the nation’s most beloved wild lands: Acadia, Everglades, Grand Canyon, Grand Tetons, Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Zion.

Subjects: Art

An Archaeology of Architecture

Photowriting the Built Environment
By Dennis Tedlock

Page by page, this book takes us on a journey through the built world that ranges from Greece to Guatemala and from New York to San Francisco. Tedlock practices what he calls photowriting, a creative process that brings photographer and writer together in the same person.

Dark Light

The Ceramics of Christine Nofchissey McHorse
By Garth ClarkMark Del Vecchio
Photographs by Addison Doty

Dark Light is the first book on the ceramics of the great Navajo ceramist Christine Nofchissey McHorse and features her award-winning sculptural black series begun in 1998.

Subjects: Art

Weekends with O'Keeffe

By C. S. Merrill

In 1973 Georgia O’Keeffe employed C. S. Merrill to catalog her library for her estate. Merrill, a poet who was a graduate student at the University of New Mexico, was twenty-six years old and O’Keeffe was eighty-five, almost blind, but still painting. Over seven years, Merrill was called upon for secretarial assistance, cooking, and personal care for the artist. Merrill’s journals reveal details of the daily life of a genius.

Subjects: ArtMemoir

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