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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

Manuel Carrillo

Mi Querido México
By Stuart Ashman

In Mi Querido México Manuel Carrillo shows his love for his native country, its people, landscape, churches, architecture, and even its animals.

Subjects: Photography

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

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

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

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

Mary Mito

By Arden Reed

With uncanny skill, Mary Mito brings the world into focus—ripples on the water’s surface, a stick’s shadow, a scattering of sand. She convincingly renders sights that never call out to us, that we assume to be beneath our notice, like barren fields or animal tracks.

Subjects: Art

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