Southwest Art Defined: An Illustrated Guide

Item No: 1280

$ 24.95

  • The traditional arts of the Southwest are brought together in one volume for the first time by Santa Fe author Margaret Moore Booker. Comprehensive descriptions of Native American and Hispano art are accompanied by full-color photographs of art from museums, galleries, and private collections. Lose yourself in the stunning pottery, weavings, jewelry, carvings, and architecture of the Southwest.

    • Author: Margaret Moore Booker
    • Hardcover: 232 pages
    • Publisher: Rio Nuevo Publishers; First edition (January 15, 2013)
    • ISBN-10: 1933855754
    • Product Dimensions: 10.6 x 9.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Margaret Moore Booker is the award-winning author of several books and numerous articles on art, decorative arts, architecture, and history. She wrote “The Santa Fe House: Historic Residences, Enchanting Adobes, and Romantic Revivals”, which was chosen “best art book” of 2010 by the New Mexico Book Co-op and winner of the Historical Society of New Mexico’s 2010 Twitchell Award for “significant contribution to history.” She has lived in Santa Fe since 2004.
  • Santa Fe author Margaret Booker conducted extensive research and consulted with leading scholars on the arts of the Southwest to bring you this definitive reference book for art enthusiasts, collectors, and scholars. Whether you are a visitor passing through, or a life-long resident, there are new things to discover in these pages. From the prehistoric to the contemporary, with the influences of diverse cultures, the Southwest boasts a unique and rich tradition of arts.
  • At Shumakolowa we are proud to sell rare and hard-to-find books that celebrate Native American and Pueblo culture, history and art. Our selection of books has been carefully curated by our team of experts to inspire and provide insight into these unique art forms.
  • At Shumakolowa Native Arts, we are proud to bring you books, music and films that celebrate and illuminate Native American artists and the original authentic art forms that are distinctive to Native Americans of the Southwest. These works are written, produced, directed or recorded by Native American authors, filmmakers and musicians or were created in consultation with Native American experts. In our unique collection of media, we bring you the finest scholarly books recognized for their nuanced exploration of Native American culture; music that comes out of Native traditions of prayer, song and dance; and films that use the voices of Native American people to examine their stories, art and history.
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