Alibi V.19 No.32 • Aug 12-18, 2010 
Rainbow on the Anasazi building downtown.

Art News

Rainbow Warrior

The Alibi speaks with Albuquerque’s most controversial public artist

Every time I get on the Rail Runner in Downtown Albuquerque, I look across the platform at a rainbow dripping down the side of a building just across Broadway. Occasionally, I hear people point it out to their friends, but it largely goes unnoticed by my fellow commuters. About a month ago, a similar rainbow appeared on the Anasazi Building at Sixth Street and Central—that’s the abandoned high-rise recently taken over by the city after developer Vincent Garcia and two others were charged with 19 counts of fraud and money laundering.

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