V.23 No.52 | 12/25/2014
Georgia O’Keeffe, Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1, 1932. Oil on canvas, 48 by 40 inches (121.9 by 101.6 cm). The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Making Sense of Jimson Weed
On dropping $44 million and seeing like O’Keeffe
By Elaine Ritchel
Elaine Ritchel probes the work of Georgia O’Keeffe and finds more than she bargained for.
V.23 No.51 | 12/18/2014
Boom For Real
Review by Erik Gamlem
Widow Basquiat: A Love Story
A revealing and sometimes dark love story shows that pioneering ’80s artist Jean-Michel Basquiat was more than the “Radiant Child.”
V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014
By Lisa Barrow
Scope eye-popping exhibits and applaud national acclaim for a local poet—this week in Culture Shock.
V.23 No.49 | 12/4/2014
The Daily Word in slavery, sitcoms and sandwiches.
By Carl Petersen & Constance Moss [ Mon Dec 1 2014 1:58 PM ]
The FBI says soldiers should get off social media.
Darren Wilson resigned from the Ferguson PD.
Mickey Rourke’s boxing victory was rigged.
A long-lost masterpiece was found in the movie Stuart Little.
How many jokes-per-minute does your favorite sitcom average?
David Bowie hates “The Little Drummer Boy.”
Thanksgiving leftover sandwiches are a thing.
What’s your favorite Mondegreen?
The new Star Wars trailer is out.
The lights are up on Santa Fe plaza.
A Taos woman had a 1972 encounter with a man in a Cosby suit.
Mom ratted on Byron for murder.
Local sub shops were robbed and use only the freshest of ingredients.
Happy birthday, Charlene Tilton.
And now a word from our sponsors.
V.23 No.47 | 11/20/2014
Images courtesy of the artist
Not Everything Is Illuminated
New Mexico artist sheds light on complicated lives
By Randyn Charles Bartholomew
Beautiful humans and layers of symbolism intertwine on the raw-wood canvasses of local artist Jodie Herrera.
V.23 No.46 | 11/13/2014
Electric Dreams on Black Walls
Exhibit celebrates Nikola Tesla with 21 points of view
By Alison Oatman
A famous electrical wunderkind proves fertile creative ground for Albuquerque artists at a new Downtown show.
V.23 No.44 | 10/30/2014
Art in a nuevomexicano vein—ghosts emerge from the past and color splashes into the present.
V.23 No.42 | 10/16/2014
Fame and Misfortune
Review by Courtney Foster
From the author of graphic novel Blue Is the Warmest Color comes Skandalon, the story of a rock god who comes to loathe his worshippers.
V.23 No.41 | 10/9/2014
It’s Not Exactly Beaux-Arts. Oh, Wait, It Is.
Hunky heroes and dramatic deities descend on Duke City
By Gail Guengerich
A torso-rippling exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum brings the superhuman drama.
V.23 No.40 | 10/2/2014
By Holly von Winckel
The ABQ artworld thrives this month with gorgeous palettes, a new gallery in former horse stables, a benefit for dogs and more.
Floyd D. Tunson
Inevitable reflections of the artist as a black man
By Marya Errin Jones [ Wed Oct 1 2014 5:02 PM ]
Explosive color and pop-art sensibilities inform the work of Floyd D. Tunson.
V.23 No.38 |
The Daily Word in Malkovich, Malkovich
By Ty Malkovich Bannerman [ Wed Sep 24 2014 9:04 AM ]
The three-breasted-woman is actually just a two-breasted-woman. Which is at least 33% less amazing. Also, her name is not "Jasmine Tridevil." Because, come on.
The threat to expose Emma Watson’s supposed nude photos after her UN speech on feminism was also a hoax.
Living with humans screws up chimpanzees.
A new brewery is opening up in the “Brewery District.” Another one is getting ready for a 2015 start. This brings the total number of breweries in this up to city to “Really? That many?”
John Malkovich is Malkoviching up some famous photographs.
Another Bitcoin centered company gets shut down by the Man. This time just because they didn’t ship special bitcoin computers that they promised. And also because they ripped off their customers for at least $3 million. Why does the government hate freedom and innovation?
V.23 No.38 | 9/18/2014
Eliza M Schmid
Form and Abstraction
By August March
Emerging from her background in psychoanalysis and pathology, Eliza M. Schmid’s abstractions are stunning.
V.23 No.36 |
The Daily Word in jet fuel, horse meat and performance art
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Sep 4 2014 11:42 AM ]
The New Mexico Public Education Department is grabbing the financial reins for a group of troubled Albuquerque charter schools.
It may rain this week. *fingers crossed*
The New Mexico State Fair is less than a week away. Eat something fried for me.
Azul Burrito Co., we barely knew ye.
UNM is "not substantially compliant" with the Clery Act, which requires schools to properly communicate and monitor campus safety issues.
"Breaking Bad" is the gift that keeps on giving.
Colonel Tom Miller asks for a take-back on previously submitted KAFB jet fuel spill data.
Today in cultural relativity, zoo animals in Albuquerque will probably get to eat horse meat. And that's not unusual.
Performance art ain't dead yet, and thank goodness (and folks like Emma Sulkowicz) for that.
V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
By Lisa Barrow
The beginning of the end for hip Barelas gallery The Tan, plus Ikebana for you and some Old Town retail therapy.
A Midsummer Night's Dream at Popejoy Hall
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