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NEW MEXICO MODERNS: The Lumpkins Files

Saturday Apr 19, 2014

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Matthews Gallery

669 Canyon Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501
US

Phone: 505-992-2882

Cost:

FREE

Never-before-seen prints and drawings by William Lumpkins.

Runs through April 25.

See also: Culture Shock

Warm and fuzzy Lumpkins

“Abstract Landscape #3,” serigraph, 24 x 36 in.
William Lumpkins

Finding something truly original from a renowned nuevomexicano artist who passed away in 2000 has gotta be a good feeling. A family member of William Lumpkins, the architect behind over 2,000 buildings in the City Different and famed founder of the Santa Fe Art Institute, has come forward to reveal a fascinating new side of the artist with NEW MEXICO MODERNS: The Lumpkins Files, running through April 25 at Matthews Gallery (669 Canyon Rd., Santa Fe). The show presents raggedly bold serigraphs and felt-tip pen drawings from the artist more generally known for his abstract watercolor landscapes. It’s a fresh perspective on a legendary local gem. Attend the opening on Friday, April 18, from 5 to 7pm; visit thematthewsgallery.com for deets.

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