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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.

Mary Mito

Collages
By Arden Reed

A collection of seventy-six collages reveals Mito's work that looks world's apart from her “realistic” paintings and drawings through scenes or horror that are punctuated by moments of surreal humor.

Subjects: Art

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

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

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