Joan E Alessi: Descansos, the Sacred Landscape of New Mexico/El Sacro Paisaje de Nuevo Mexico

Joan E Alessi: Descansos, the Sacred Landscape of New Mexico/El Sacro Paisaje de Nuevo Mexico

by Sylvia Ann Grider
     
 

"The descansos contained in this book are a reflection of both the emotion and dedication of the devotees as they mourn the passing and celebrate the life of the beloved."—Art Gómez, supervisory historian, National Park Service

Overview

"The descansos contained in this book are a reflection of both the emotion and dedication of the devotees as they mourn the passing and celebrate the life of the beloved."—Art Gómez, supervisory historian, National Park Service

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780976252399
Publisher:
Fresco Fine Art Publications, LLC
Publication date:
01/15/2007
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
10.50(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.35(d)

Meet the Author

Sylvia Ann Grider, emeritus professor of anthropology at Texas A&M University, was asked to be Director of the Bonfire Memorabilia Project after the fatal collapse of the student-built Aggie Bonfire in 1999. That work led to her current research on roadside crosses.

Joan Alessi has completed photographic projects for the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, the Museum of Indian Arts and Crafts, and the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian. She resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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