Exploring the pathos and promise of the human experience, New Mexico artist Patrick Mehaffy creates sculptures, drawings, and, more recently, paintings that harken back to the timelessness of cultures past while affirming human relevance in a precarious world.
This eighth volume by Professor Pietroni focuses on why the concept of compassion is so important in our health-care system and what can be done to restore its centrality in the doctor/patient encounter.
This final volume in Professor Pietroni’s impressive collection explores the concept of leadership. In developing its theme, the book introduces the myth of the great leader and details the attributes of the compassionate leader.
In this volume Professor Pietroni explores the poetry of economics and politics using the metaphor of the Greek god Atlas, who carries Earth on his shoulders as punishment for being unhospitable to Perseus.
In this fifth volume of his series of poems on compassion, Professor Patrick Pietroni outlines how the more modern study of the brain using MRI scanning and neuroimagining has enhanced our understanding of the psychology of compassion.
Relicarios reflects forty years of the author’s research, including correspondence and interviews with relicarieros, art historians, curators, collectors, silversmiths, anticuarios, and clergy as well as the author’s collection of several hundred examples.
Working in harsh weather conditions that force her to strap her easel to her knees, Culp explores wilderness terrain along the spine of the Sierra Nevada, transporting viewers from her home base north of the Anza-Borrego Desert, through Joshua Tree and Death Valley national parks, up to Tioga Pass, and into Yosemite Valley.