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Charlie Burk

Journey in Abstraction

Nature provides the subject for the beautifully intricate patterns and graceful lines of the art of Charlie Burk.

Subjects: Art

The Linens

Paintings by Ciel Bergman, 1970–1977
By Ciel BergmanStuart AshmanPeter FrankAngie RizzoPeter Selz

The Linens are a groundbreaking series of forty-eight acrylic paintings on unstretched Belgian linen made from 1970 to 1977 by Ciel Bergman, begun at age thirty-two.

Subjects: Art

Reflections

The Art of Robert Gratiot
By Robert Gratiot

Gratiot precisely conveys a particular scene through meticulously produced details, each down to the smallest and expertly handled.

Subjects: Art

The Race

Tales in Flight
By Patrick Nagatani

The Race is a novel about the discovery of fifteen Supermarine Spitfire airplanes buried in Burma at the end of World War II and their subsequent excavation, acquisition, and transformation into state-of-the-art floatplanes, capable of traveling long distances and landing at sea.

Subjects: Fiction

Ménage

Beato
By Garth Clark

This book contains a collection of risqué drawings that document the intimate relationship Beatrice Wood enjoyed with Jack and Rhea Case in Ojai, California, during the 1950s and 1960s.

Subjects: Art

Unique Insights

The Society of Layerists in Multi-Media

Unique Insights is a stepping stone in SLMM’s continued evolution toward increased awareness of its mission as creative artists and members with holistic intent.

Subjects: Art

Gregory I. McHuron

Plein Air Master and Mentor
By Susan Hallsten McGarry

This retrospective of McHuron’s life in art is a story of living in the now, as well as a guide to finding what McHuron called the “WOW” that serenades your soul. It is a journey of discovery, as meaningful as it is colorful.

Subjects: Art

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

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

Fractured Faiths / Las fes fracturadas

Spanish Judaism, the Inquisition, and New World Identities / El judaísmo español, la Inquisición y identidades nuevo mundiales
By Roger L. DávilaJosef DíazRon D. Hart

Fractured Faiths traces the history of the Sephardic and converso (converted) Jews from their Golden Age to the twenty-first century, in both the land they left behind and in the lands they later settled.

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