V.24 No.5 | 1/29/2015
Unfolding Our Hometown Map
Massive citywide exhibition navigates Albuquerque’s art trajectory
By Elaine Ritchel
Take a guided tour of On the Map, the huge citywide art exhibition in which all paths lead to ABQ.
V.24 No.4 | 1/22/2015
Sip, Paint, Repeat
By Blake Driver
Do you like your art with a bar? Or your bar with some art? Scope these Burque-riffic ways to do either.
V.24 No.3 | 1/15/2015
How to Do Literally Everything
How to Construct Mixed Media Masterpieces
By Mark Lopez
Staff writer Mark Lopez shows you how to create eye-popping art with car wax, Elmer’s glue and some old magazines.
V.24 No.2 | 1/8/2015
By Lisa Barrow
A truly dizzying array of awesome performance unleashes at the Tricklock Revolutions Festival, plus a visual whammy from You’re On TV and Wes Naman.
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.
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