Passions in Print Private Press Artistry in New Mexico 1834-Present

$ 17.99

Author: Pamela S. Smith and Richard Polese

Publisher/Date: Museum of New Mexico Press; 1st edition (2006)

ISBN: 0890134790
ISBN-13: 9780890134795

Format/Condition: New cloth hardcover book with dust jacket in Fine condition. 224 pages. Dimensions: 8 x 0.8 x 10.5 inches Profuselu illustrated in color and black-and-white.  

Description: Moving through five historic periods, this book weaves the colorful story of New Mexico's book artists and their dedication to a timeless craft. From the work of nineteenth-century printers to the illustrated books created by Santa Fe and Taos art colonists in the 1920s and 1930s to contemporary printings spawned by creative-edge book artists, profiles twenty-nine presses and artists including Gustave Baumann, Willard Clark, and Linnea Gentry.

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