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Recent Books | March 1997

By Donna Tennant Crossing the Frontier: Photographs of the Developing West, 1849 to the Present By Sandra S. Phillips, Richard Rodriguez, Aaron Betsky and Eldridge M. Moores Published in conjunction with a traveling show organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, this book traces the tradition of landscape photography in the American...

Recent Books | September 2001

By Donna Tennant Susan Bennerstrom Essays by Robin Updike, Rod Slemmons, and Sarah Clark-Langager Susan Bennerstrom’s pastels speak the language of light and mystery. In addition to her art studies at Western Washington University and the University of California at Berkeley, the Seattle native has traveled extensively through the United States and Europe. Drawing...

Recent Books | May 1998

By Donna Tennant Keith Carter Photographs: Twenty-Five Years By Keith Carter This book brings together 75 photographs selected by Keith Carter to represent the range of his work since the 1970s. Many of these images have never before been published, while others appeared in his five previous books. Carter describes his maturation as a...

Milestones March 1997

Meredith Long (right) and fellow honoree Bettye Fitzpatrick Recognition The 23rd annual New Mexico Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts were presented on December 4 to Ted Egri (sculpture), Margaret Lefranc (painting) and Luis Tapia (sculpture and woodcarving). Anne and John Marion, founders of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum scheduled to open in Santa...

Recent Books | April 1997

By Donna Tennant Latin American Art in the 20th Century Edited by Edward J. Sullivan This is not your usual survey. When Edward J. Sullivan, professor of art at New York University, was invited to write a history of 20th-century Latin American art, he declined. Instead, seeking a truly Latin American viewpoint, he invited...

Recent Books | December 1998

By Donna Tennant Across Frontiers: Hispanic Crafts of New Mexico By Dexter Cirillo For four centuries, artisans of Chimayó, Códova, Truchas, Las Trampas, Talpa, and other New Mexico villages have been creating crafts in the tradition of their Spanish forebears. This survey of the thriving Hispanic craft movement in the Southwest begins by tracing...

Milestones October 1999

The Bellevue Art Museum in Bellevue, WA, has broken ground on a new facility. The new 36,000-square-foot, three-story museum is scheduled to open in January 2001 in downtown Bellevue.