Karl Koenig has been photographing Holocaust concentration camps for more than ten years. These photographs of the architecture and landscape of suffering, he believes, "œmay have some impact on people who are on the path to indifference."
Plains Drawings by Howling Wolf and Zotom at the Autry National Center
By Joyce M. Szabo
$30.00 Paperback 978-1-934691-46-5 September 2011
$35.00 Hardcover 978-1-934691-45-8 September 2011
The study of what has become known as Plains Indian ledger art and of Fort Marion drawings in particular, has burgeoned in the last forty years. Joyce Szabo’s examination of the two drawing books by Zotom and Howling Wolf encompasses their origins and the issues surrounding their commission as well as what the images say about their creators and their collector.
In this historical study, Mauro analyzes the visual imagery produced at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School as a specific instance of the aesthetics of Americanization at work. His work combines a consideration of cultural contexts and themes specific to the United States of the time and critical theory to flesh out innovative historical readings of the photographic materials.
This study examines the ways artists, architects, filmmakers, photographers, and other producers of visual culture in Mexico, the United States, Europe, and beyond have mined Mayan history and imagery.
Architectural historian Christopher Mead traces Antoine Predock's development over forty years from early work in Albuquerque to twenty-first-century projects like Winnipeg's Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
Mexican Figurative Painting and Patronage in the 1980s
By Teresa Eckmann
$45.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-4742-8 February 2011
Eckmann's study addresses such important questions as how neo-Mexicanist art has been defined, what its motivations and influences are, how it has been promoted and interpreted, and to what extent that patronage has influenced the development and construction of the movement.
This distinctive monograph designed by Christopher Kaltenbach is the first publication to survey the major photographic campaigns Patrick Nagatani (b. 1945) has completed during his long and still unfolding career.
The Cosmos of the Yucatec Maya traces the implications of a previously unrecognized image of the solar year in the Madrid Codex to find new meanings in the Dresden Codex and the Maya calendar system and a regional settlement organization in Yucatan.