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Secrets of Casas Grandes

Explores the ceramic traditions of the largest pre-Columbian civilizations in northern Mexico. Leading archaeologists discuss the culture that created this spectacular ceramic art, and give rare insig . . .

Secrets of Casas Grandes

Making a Hand

Ranching families reflect a deeply rooted agricultural tradition the day-to-day workings of which have changed little over generations. This book is a tribute to the newest generation of ranchers grow . . .

Making a Hand

Images in the Heavens, Patterns on the Earth

FIRST PRIZE WINNER - 2005 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS PUBLICATION AWARD Russek and Scheinbaum's photographic interpretations of the Chinese Oracle features sixty-four duotone landscape portraits p . . .

Images in the Heavens, Patterns on the Earth

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

Stone

Stone- iconic, mutable, durable, sensual- is the chosen medium for humankind's expression of eternal truths and a worthy subject of the photographer's art. The worked stone structures and natural form . . .

Stone

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.

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Light in the Desert: Photographs from the Monastery of Christ in the Desert
Tony O'Brien

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 Monastery, near Abiquiu, New Mexico. During his year-long retreat, O’Brien was granted rare access to photograph the monastery and the daily activities and offices that have been kept in a tradition dating back to the Middle Ages.
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