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Light in the Desert: Photographs from the Monastery of Christ in the Desert

After being imprisoned in Afghanistan while on assignment for Life magazine in 1989, photojournalist Tony O’Brien sought solace and perspective at the Benedictine sanctuary, Christ in the Desert Mon . . .

Light in the Desert: Photographs from the Monastery of Christ in the Desert

New Mexico Colcha Club

"Benson’s chronicle is a vibrant history of a particular art form, and through it, an entire culture. She begins where many accounts do, with Oñate and conquered peoples, but Benson gives life to t . . .

New Mexico Colcha Club

Native American Bolo Ties: Vintage and Contemporary Artistry

This book coincides with an exhibition at the Heard Museum in Phoenix featuring the finest collection of Native American crafted bolo ties produced in the Southwest from the past sixty years. . . .

Native American Bolo Ties: Vintage and Contemporary Artistry

New Mexico's Living Landscapes: A Roadside View

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New Mexico's Living Landscapes: A Roadside View

Spider Woman's Gift: Nineteenth-Century Dine Textiles

Spider Woman is the mythological figure that taught the Navajo the art of weaving. This book features classic basket and textile examples made between 1840 to 1880s drawn from the collection at the M . . .

Spider Woman's Gift: Nineteenth-Century Dine Textiles

Founded in 1951, the Museum of New Mexico Press is an award-winning publisher of finely designed and crafted books that reflect the collections of the Museum of New Mexico and explore the culture of the Southwest.

Specializations include fine art and folk art, photography, Native Americana, the Hispanic Southwest, nature and gardening, and architecture and style.

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Featured Title

Black Rock
By Peter Goin and Paul F. Starrs

Black Rock goes beyond the literate, learned, and playful flair of Paul Starrs’s language and the art, irony, and honesty of Peter Goin’s photographs. The ideas in both visions—the intellectual statements of what place means—distill the relationship between people and landscape to its physical essence.—Stephen Trimble Peter Goin and Paul Starrs have produced an elegant piece of work that captures the essence of the Black Rock Playa and the mountains, meadows, and desert valleys that surround it.—The Geographical Review
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