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The Modernist Impulse: New Mexico's 20th Century Avant-Garde

Friday Sep 4, 2015

Matthews Gallery
669 Canyon Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501
US

Phone: 505-992-2882

Tells the stories of revolutionary artists throughout the previous century.runs through 10/31/2015

“Wonderful place. You must come. Am sending ticket. Bring me a cook.” Mabel Dodge Lujan’s telegram to artist Andrew Dasburg is a seminal moment in New Mexico art history. Lujan, a prominent arts champion from New York, had fallen in love with the Taos art colony and was determined to summon artists there from the East.

The efforts of Lujan and her counterparts in Santa Fe and Albuquerque sparked a great influx of modernist artists to the region, eclipsing the traditional styles that had reigned there in the late 19th century. Matthews Gallery’s Fall of Modernism exhibition THE MODERNIST IMPULSE: New Mexico’s 20th Century Avant-Garde is a special rolling exhibition from September through October, 2015. The show opens with a reception on Friday, September 4 from 5-7 pm. 

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    Jordan Eddy

    Phone: 505-992-2882
    Website: Click to Visit

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    FREE

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