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Behind Closed Doors Exhibition

Monday Mar 31, 2014

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2000 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104-1459

Phone: 243-7255
Website: Click to Visit




Jessica Coyle

Phone: (505) 243-7255
Website: Click to Visit

Exhibit explores the private lives and interiors of Spain's New World elite from 1492 through the 19th century, focusing on the house as a principal repository of fine and decorative art.

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Behind Closed Doors peeks into the fashion and elitism of the past

Doña Mariana Belsunse y Salasar
Brooklyn Museum, gift of Mrs. L.H. Shearman
Conspicuous consumption isn’t new. Behind Closed Doors at the Albuquerque Museum explores how the privileged upper classes of New Spain wanted others to view and revere them.

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