Infused with eco-logic, informed by feminism, and taking cues from Eve, Cain, Proserpine, Ulysses, Parsifal, and selves present and past, the fifty poems of The Devil’s Fools question and illustrate myths of nature and the nature of inherited myth.
An essential resource for dedicated cyclists planning a trip through the state or casual riders seeking new stretches of trail to enjoy with family and friends. Great for those traveling by foot, boat, or car as well.
A collection of poems written by father and daughter during the Pandemic Year 2020.
A unique, firsthand account of working with a spiritual master in the midst of "ordinary" life.
Presents sculpture, painting, drawings, prints, and photographs from throughout the artist's illustrious career.
Strangers and spirits intersect between surreal city streets and tactile dreams in this fourth collection from the award-winning poet.
Shares the unique story of a Christmas tree farm in Poughkeepsie, New York, where, for over four decades, women artists boldly built a space where they could create community and art together.
New poems by the author of Winter Crows.
As the '90s spiral towards the new century, a Manhattan nightlife ingenue and her gritty East Village dive-bar crowd fight long odds to win at love, friendship, and ambition.
Argues that the Divine Comedy dramatizes the risks and rewards of competing narratives, or different ways of reading.
A volume of lyric poetry including ekphrastic works, animal poems, life studies, and found objects.
An indispensable resource for dedicated cyclists planning to bike across the state or the casual rider looking to take the family out for a couple of hours. Great for walkers, boaters, and auto travelers, too.
Explores the through-lines in the artist's work across painting, drawing, and sculpture; examining a mystic language that loops between disciplines, coasts, and generations.
The poems in this book, by the way they speak to all parts of our minds, invite us to come alive and experience each movement, each emotion and action, and some statements therein, intuitively and aesthetically.
Poems that explore social and ecological struggles, personal and public nostalgia, family and solitude and seek to balance it all with hope.
Recollections and reflections that introduce the reader to the equivalent of the practice of the presence of God.
Shows how Sawka’s experience as a political refugee, and his working method, which emphasized imagery drawn from memory, resulted in powerful works that speak of and to the universal human condition.
Catalog of the first museum exhibition of Leonard Contino, a Brooklyn-born, self-taught abstract artist whose tenacious exploration of pictorial space spanned a fifty-year career.
A collection of prose poems by Musan Cho Oh-hyun (1932–2018), celebrated poet-monk of the Nine Mountain school of Korean Zen.
A novel of political intrigue and coming of age, centered in a torture operative who is a fugitive and his unsuspecting daughter who must shelter him.
Tells the forgotten but surprising stories of the many handsome and significant buildings in downtown Troy, New York.
This book is published by Magazzino Italian Art Foundation on the occasion of the exhibition Paper Media: Boetti, Calzolari, Kounellis, curated by Francesco Guzzetti, at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art.
An exploration of states of consciousness as well as journeys in the imaginal realm.
Winner of the Codhill Poetry Award for 2018, this collection unveils surrealistic imagery and apocalyptic moments to explore cityscapes external and internal.
The images and essays in this book explore the nuances of Angela Dufresne’s conceptual as well as material approaches to portraiture.
Exhibition catalogue for the exhibition In Celebration: A Recent Gift from the Photography Collection of Marcuse Pfeifer held at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz from February 9–July 14, 2019.
Poems depicting the planetary tilt that shuffles the seasons, the dynamic poise of a bird hovering, the tendency to veer as we aim for the polestar but wake up awry.
A collection of poetry and prose by a Hudson Valley–based group of women writers.
In spring 1972, Brenda Hudson, wife and mother, disappears while vacationing on Hatteras Island, North Carolina.
Illustrated catalog accompanying the exhibition of the same name, featuring forty portraits that explore the range of experiences lived by Americans who identify as transgender and features a new interview with the artist.
Both an anthology and an informal textbook that features poetry and essays by twenty-five New York State poets.
Examines Steven Holl’s intricate and distinctive process of making architecture through approximately one hundred models, related sketches and other studies created for nine recent projects.
Poetry that takes nature by surprise, observing the world while making it anew.
This poetry book is a grain of seed in light of the poet’s longing for warm human nature, and of her effort to restore it; it also bears her love for paper.
Poets and critics address the potential of language to address the increasing level of discord and precarity in the twenty-first century.
Addresses an understudied yet highly significant aspect of the work of the influential artist Andy Warhol: his exploration of anniversaries.
A poetic visual meditation on creativity and the nature of imagination and experience.
Explores the meanings of G. I. Gurdjieff’s enneagram.
Dante as protector and purifier of the Church.
A love story told against the backdrop of “the writing life. ”
Poems that contemplate the fraught interdependence of the human and more-than-human in an era of extreme environmental degradation.
Presents recent work by the Brooklyn-based artist known for unsettling works that contend with such topics as domesticity, the body, consumer culture, fashion, and violence.
Surveys the forty-year career of Carl Walters (1883-1955), a pioneer of modern ceramic art in the United States.
Showcases the latest trends in art and design, from painting and sculpture to photography, printmaking, and metals.
Presents work by Halahmy and eight other contemporary artists from Iraq: Hayder Ali, Amal Alwan, Mohammed al Hamadany, Ismail Khayat, Hanaa Malallah, Hassan Massoudy, Naziha Rashid, and Qasim Sabti.
Takes the reader on a journey through time and place, with stops along the way to visit Madame Curie, Charlie Parker, Scheherazade, Madame Bovary, Lee Harvey Oswald’s coffin, and God, among others.
Lyric and blank verse poetry sifting darkness in the author’s life and in the lives of others, both real and imagined.
A longtime member of the Communist Party travels across the USA in 1950, wondering what he will tell the House Un-American Activities Committee, and whether he will ever return home.
Presents new scholarship, images, and primary sources that explore the art and legacy of a critical yet under-recognized figure in Abstract Expressionism and twentieth-century American art.
Documents the groundbreaking art of nationally renowned metalsmith Myra Mimlitsch-Gray.
Uses both historical and contemporary case studies to examine how race and ethnicity affect the places we live, work, and visit. .
New for 2016, a completely updated guide to the Heritage Sites of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area.
Winner of the Codhill Poetry Award for 2015.
The catalogue for a two-part exhibition that presents more than sixty compelling photographs—including prints by Eugène Atget and Berenice Abbott—exploring major themes in modern photography, donated by leading photography specialist and dealer Howard Greenberg.
Documents the art and science of three-dimensional abstract artworks created in the 1970s and 1980s by one of the leading innovators of fine art holography.
Documents the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art’s exhibition of work by Guyana-born contemporary artist Andrew Lyght and provides new scholarship contextualizing Lyght’s work within the history and culture of Guyana and modern art.
A collection of poems by the South Korean poet Lee Jangwook.
Redefines McEntee's place in the history of nineteenth-century American landscape painting.
Interdisciplinary responses to works in the permanent collection of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz.
A one-to-one encounter with Leonardo da Vinci's work on human proportion.
A multilayered study and poetic evocation of one of the world’s greatest architectural wonders, Strasbourg Cathedral.
One man’s always humbling and sometimes humorous path to forgiveness and redemption.
A bright young man with cerebral palsy has his destiny intertwined with Princess Diana’s.
Winner of the Codhill Poetry Award for 2014.
How a collective of artists, storytellers, and activists exploited the new technology of portable video for creative and political purposes.
A love story entwined with a philosophic quest.
Poems on relationship, intimacy, and longing, the poetics of postcards, and places real and imagined.
The first collection in English of this renowned Korean poet's work.
Poems that express the wonder and challenge of being human in a conflicted world.
Poems that explore our place in the cosmos.
Describes several key roles of Canto 18 in the structure of the Commedia.
Contemporary work by artists of color from the Center for Photography at Woodstock.
Explores the significant impact that the metallurgist Dick Polich and his foundry, Tallix, have had on contemporary art.
An innovative approach to teaching Chinese language and culture, using folk and popular songs.
Eight intimate stories that speak to the spiritual question of what matters in life.
A selection of poems by one of Islam’s greatest poetic voices.
Poems on nature and the human condition.
Winner of the Codhill Poetry Award for 2013.
Celebrates the first exhibition devoted to the finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, and drawings that Mary Reid Kelley creates for her visually and intellectually stimulating videos made in collaboration with Patrick Kelley.
The first scholarly exhibition catalogue of the work of Eugene Speicher (1883-1962), one of the foremost American realists of his generation, who was closely associated with George Bellows, Robert Henri, Leon Kroll, and Rockwell Kent.
Examines the preservation of the integrity of humanity through literature in the hells described by Dante in his Inferno and by Primo Levi in Survival in Auschwitz.
A collection of contemporary prose and poetry by women writers from New York’s Hudson Valley.
Explores the tension between an ancient culture’s unbroken artistic tradition and the personality-driven world of contemporary art.
An engaging insider's account by a member of President Reagan's Central America policy team.
Contemporary life in Mali is recorded in full color documentary photographs by François Deschamps.
This catalogue introduces readers to Malian photographers Malick Sidibé and Seydou Keïta and others whose images visualize an influential form of post-colonial African identity.
Offers a far-reaching survey of the latest trends in art and design by twenty-eight faculty members of the art department of the State University of New York at New Paltz.
Winner of the Codhill Poetry Chapbook Award for 2012.
In these idiosyncratic, subtly rhymed and occasionally violent lyrics, Frost runs her tongue along the edge of the knife dividing wit from rage.
A scout’s iconoclastic views of basketball, love, and American culture.
A selection of lithographs, etchings, woodcuts, and drawings by Robert Cimbalo.
The first novel to fully explore evolutionary psychology, Trine Erotic explores what it means to love and write in a memetic, Darwinian world.
Explores how we might think and live in the enchantment of the secular, modern world.
Explores the relationship between the mystical cosmology of G. I. Gurdjieff and the discoveries and theories of modern science.
The story of two women and their quotidian existence in rural New York.
Surveys the fifty-year career of the avant-garde artist Ushio Shinohara.
Explores the work and philosophy of renowned industrial designer Russel Wright, whose former home in the Hudson Valley—Manitoga—is now a national historic landmark.
A critical edition, with notes and commentary, of the ancient Aramaic translation of the Torah.
Rumi’s universal approach to life is compellingly revealed in easy-to-read prose with excerpts from Rumi’s poetry.
A reminder that much of the music that drives contemporary music and world culture has Afrocentric origins.