Autry National Center

Publications


The Institute's collections and activities support the publications and exhibition programs of the Autry National Center.

Autry Magazines

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    Convergence

    The Autry National Center’s magazine

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    Once Upon a Time in Italy . . . The Westerns of Sergio Leone

    Christopher Frayling
    2004

    The accompanying publication to the exhibition, this is the first illustrated book to focus on Leone's Westerns, illuminating his visual style. Augmenting the text are a wealth of visual materials, as well as interviews with Leone, Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef, Bernardo Bertolucci, composer Ennio Morricone, designer Carlo Simi, and others. Introduction by exhibition cocurator Estella Chung, Associate Curator of Popular Culture at the Autry.

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    Drawn to Yellowstone: Artists in America’s First National Park

    Peter H. Hassrick
    Copublished with University of Washington Press, 2002

    Hassrick provides a fascinating and richly illustrated account of the artists—such as Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Moran, Frederic Remington, and Louis Comfort Tiffany—who traveled to Yellowstone and were inspired by its wonders. This volume accompanies an Autry exhibition of the same title, which opened September 9, 2004.

  • How the West was Worn

    How the West Was Worn

    Holly George-Warren and Michelle Freedman
    Copublished with Harry N. Abrams, 2001

    This book traces the history of Western wear from the 1830s to the present. It was published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title shown at the Autry National Center from October 20, 2001, through January 21, 2002.

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  • Jewish Life

    Jewish Life in the American West: Perspectives on Migration, Settlement, and Community

    edited by Ava F. Kahn
    Distributed by University of Washington Press, 2002

    This volume, published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Autry June 21, 2002, to January 20, 2003, focuses on Jewish settlement in the American West during the era of the Great Migration from the 1840s to the 1920s.

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  • Western Amerykansky

    Western Amerykański: Polish Poster Art and the Western

    edited by Kevin Mulroy
    copublished with University of Washington Press, 1999

    Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title held at the Autry in the fall of 1999, this volume examines how Polish poster artists publicized and made political use of American Western films..

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  • Seeking El Dorado: African Americans in California

    Seeking El Dorado: African Americans in California

    Edited by Lawrence B. de Graaf, Kevin Mulroy, and Quintard Taylor
    Copublished with University of Washington Press, 2001

    This groundbreaking book of 14 essays traces the history of African Americans in California from the 18th century to the present.

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  • Place as Purpose: Poetry From the Western States

    Place as Purpose: Poetry From the Western States

    Edited by Martha Ronk and Paul Vangelisti
    Copublished with Sun and Moon Press, distributed by Consortium, 2002

    This anthology of contemporary poetry written in the West was published expressly to accompany an October 10–12, 2002 festival held jointly at the Autry National Center, Occidental College, and Otis College of Art and Design.

  • West Fever

    West-Fever

    Brian W. Dippie
    Distributed by University of Washington Press, 1998

    This book explores the mythical and factual West through the art, artifacts, and objects in the Autry National Center’s collection.

  • Culture y Cultura: Consequences of the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846-1848

    Culture y Cultura: Consequences of the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846–1848

    Iris H. W. Engstrand, Richard Griswold del Castillo, and Elena Poniatowska
    Copublished with Texas A&M University Press, 1998

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  • Saddlemaker to the Stars: The Leather and Silver Art of Edward H. Bohlin

    Saddlemaker to the Stars: The Leather and Silver Art of Edward H. Bohlin

    James H. Nottage
    Distributed by University of Washington Press, 1996

  • Independent Spirits: Women Painters of the American West, 1890-1945

    Independent Spirits: Women Painters of the American West, 18901945

    Edited by Patricia Trenton
    Copublished with University of California Press, 1995

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  • 2004 Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale

    Masters 2004 Catalog / 2004 Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale


    Contains brief biographies of the event’s participating artists and color reproductions of their work.

  • 2003 Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale

    Masters 2003 Catalog / 2003 Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale


    Contains brief biographies of event’s participating artists and color reproductions of their work.

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