Uncanny Artist Ephemera and Objects for Artists and Collectors
  • Charlie Carrillo: Tradition and Soul/Tradicion y Alma

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    This is a 1995 soft cover first edition of Charlie Carrillo: Tradition & Soul/Tradición y Alma, written by Barbe Awalt and Paul Rhetts and published by LPD Press in Albuquerque, NM (ISBN: 0-9641542-0-X).  Charlie Carrillo is an award-winning santero who is considered to be one of the masters of contemporary northern New Mexican devotional art.  This 128 page book (11"high x 8.5" wide) documents the major pieces he has produced since 1978 (300 of 4,500 pieces), including both retablos (flat pictures of saints) and bultos (three-dimensional statues).  There are 293 color plates and 7 duotones.  The text includes: a biography of Charlie Carrillo, a lengthy discussion of santos, explanations of saints and their feast days, descriptions of individual pieces, and a list of museums where the work can be seen.  This copy of Charlie Carrillo: Tradition and Soul/Tradición y Alma is in Very Good condition and appears never to have been read.  There is very minor shelf wear on the back cover.