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The RunningPhotoarts Library is located at the crossroads of the US/Mexico Borderlands in the eccletic former mining town and artistic community of Bisbee, AZ.

The collection is comprised of books from Arizona photographers, Sue Bennett and John Running's personal libraries after their passing and the closure of their studios and the Flagstaff Photo Center that inspired generations of photographers and curious souls interested in the cultures and history of the Greater Southwest and the human condition.

Sue Bennett and John Running's work is archived at NAU Special Collections.

The library is an eclectic collection: Fine art, documentary, portraiture, nudes, hand-colored, multimedia, bookmaking, classic, fiction and nonfiction literature of the southwest, Indigenous America, poetry, women's history, environmental, alternative building, design, diaries and journals.

The Studio+library can be visited by appointment.
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Phone: 9284580603