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Day of the Dead Folk Art

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Day of the Dead Folk Art
By photographer: Stevie Mack
Product Code: 34430
ISBN: 978-1-4236-3443-0
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Binding Information: Hardback
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $19.99


The folk art inspired by Day of the Dead, celebrated in Mexico and around the world, including the American Southwest, powerfully communicates the cultural traditions of this joyous holiday. As a companion volume to the authors' Day of the Dead, this book focuses on the artistic imagery of Day of the Dead, including the skulls, skeletons, and the iconic figure of Catrina, as seen in various pieces of market art, community art and contemporary art. The work and influence of important Mexican folk artists, such as Jose Guadalupe Posada and Diego Rivera, are represented and discussed.

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Day of the Dead

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Day of the Dead
By authors: Kitty Williams, Kitty Williams, Stevie Mack
Product Code: 20525
ISBN: 978-1-4236-2052-5
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Binding Information: Hardback
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $19.99


The Day of the Dead Celebration is the most important holiday of the year in Mexico and parts of the American Southwest, a joyful time when families remember their dead. Day of the Dead provides a colorful look at the iconic folk art and family traditions that play a vital role in the event, which happens across the country from October 31 through November 2.

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Painters of Utah's Canyons and Deserts

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Painters of Utah's Canyons and Deserts
By authors: Donna L Poulton, Vern G. Swanson
Product Code: 01845
ISBN: 978-1-4236-0184-5
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Binding Information: Hardback
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Price:  $75.00


VIVIDLY ILLUSTRATED AND EXHAUSTIVELY RESEARCHED and documented, Painters of Utah's Canyons and Deserts weaves a sweeping tapestry of artists' attempts to capture the majesty, rare beauty, and raw danger of Utah's frontier West.

A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF ARTISTS WHO PAINTED SOUTHERN UTAH, INCLUDING:

Solomon Nunes Carvalho

Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

John Heber Stansfield

William Keith

Samuel Coleman

Thomas Moran

Minerva B. K. Teichert

Maynard Dixon

LeConte Stewart

J. Roman Andrus

Birger Sandzén

Everett Ruess

Georgia O'Keeffe

Max Ernst

Alfred Lambourne

Henry L. A. Culmer

Donald Beauregard

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Backyard Birds of Texas

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Backyard Birds of Texas : How to Identify and Attract the Top 25 Birds
Product Code: 03511
ISBN: 978-1-4236-0351-1
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Binding Information: Paperback / softback
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $9.99


BACKYARD BIRDS IS AN EXCITING SERIES of books that explores the top twenty-five backyard birds most commonly found in each state. It includes a profiled size scale that allows the reader to quickly identify the correct bird, and each bird entry is accompanied by a stunning color photograph and specific description, including identification marks, behavior, habitat, and nesting style-even the song the bird makes! As an added feature, author Bill Fenimore also provides expert tips for building the ultimate backyard bird sanctuary, from creating birdbaths and planting proper foliage to offering a bird's favorite foods.

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Walks In Literary Sante Fe

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Walks In Literary Sante Fe : A Guide to Landmarks, Legends and Lore
By author: Barbara Harrelson
Product Code: 01821
ISBN: 978-1-4236-0182-1
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Binding Information: Paperback / softback
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Price:  $12.95


Walks in Literary Santa Fe

A Guide to Landmarks,

Legends, and Lore

Barbara J. Harrelson

In Walks in Literary Santa Fe, you will explore the storytelling traditions and cultural history of New Mexico and familiar landmarks. This guidebook reveals the stories of historical and legendary figures that have lived in and written about the Land of Enchantment and its storied capital city. An entertaining reference on regional literature and culture for residents and visitors alike, this volume includes a Southwest literary timeline, Southwest literature bibliography, a list of New Mexico's literary classics, plus contact details for local literary organizations, booksellers, and publishers, along with information on regional writers' retreats and conferences.

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