Photography

The Bare-toed Vaquero

Life in Baja California's Desert Mountains
By Peter J. Marchand

Marchand’s photographs and text are both informative and intimate. His introduction to this little-known corner of Mexico will delight travelers and scholars alike.

An Archaeology of Architecture

Photowriting the Built Environment
By Dennis Tedlock

Page by page, this book takes us on a journey through the built world that ranges from Greece to Guatemala and from New York to San Francisco. Tedlock practices what he calls photowriting, a creative process that brings photographer and writer together in the same person.

Close to Home

Photographs
By Richard S. Buswell

To create a portfolio of images that make us look anew at the West requires a mix of courage and patience, of persistence and imagination. Richard Buswell has shown just these qualities as he has turned a youthful hobby into a powerful means for exploring the past and present of his Montana homeland.

Landscape Dreams, A New Mexico Portrait

Photographs by Craig Varjabedian

This collection of elegantly composed black-and-white images by one of New Mexico’s most accomplished photographers, celebrates the state’s captivating physical variety and enduring allure.

Gus Blaisdell Collected

Edited by William PetersonNicole Blaisdell Ivey

This long-awaited collection of Blaisdell’s critical writings includes essays on literature, art, and film, along with moving tributes by some of the distinguished writers who numbered Blaisdell among their friends.

Fragments

Architecture of the Holocaust
By Kathleen Jameson

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."

Hoist a Cold One!

Historic Bars of the Southwest
By Melody Groves
Photographs by Myke Groves

This lively travelogue, complete with driving directions, will inspire visitors to the West's old mining camps, railroad towns, and ranching centers to stop in and belly up to the bar.

Desire for Magic

Patrick Nagatani 1978–2008
Edited by Michele M. Penhall

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.

Subjects: ArtPhotography

Across the Great Divide

A Photo Chronicle of the Counterculture
Photographs by Roberta Price

Golden States of Grace

Prayers of the Disinherited
Photographs by Rick Nahmias

Taking California as a window into the diversity of religion in America, Golden States of Grace documents marginalized communities at prayer in their own faith traditions.

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