Arts


V.27 No.25 | 6/21/2018
Julio César Morales
Matt Martinez

Arts Interview

The Art of Exchange

New Visiting Curator Series kicks off with a visit from renowned artist and curator

Before his visit, Julio César Morales took the time to discuss his work as an artist and curator, how art can work in the community and the importance of “supporting artists working in 'off center' locations such as Albuquerque."
V.27 No.24 | 6/14/2018
Genesis
Otto Rigan

Culture Shock

New Classics

Otto Rigan's sculptural work and the art of endurance

Otto Rigan's work at Spaceport America aspires to timelessly capture flight, without dated references to specific technology.

Arts Interview

To Be, Definitely To Be

Two classics come to Downtown ABQ

Peter Kierst, Artistic Director, tells us about Shakespeare on the Plaza.
V.27 No.23 | 6/7/2018
Al Parra
Al Parra and Friends of Mountain Road

Culture Shock

Pathways to the Past

New public art project honors and illuminates the history of Mountain Road

Julianna Kirwin was inspired by Mountain Road's history and architecture to develop History of the Neighborhood through the Eyes of Contemporary Artists.
Vanesa Coloma
Celina Yeyén

Arts Interview

Palmas and Poetry

Vanesa Coloma's homage to a golden age kicks off Flamenco Festival

We interview Vanesa Coloma, who kicks off Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque with her company's performance of the expansive work Flamenklórica.
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Artwalk in Downtown Albuquerque!
All photos by Corey Yazzie

Art Pics

Photo Essay: Artwalk

Downtown Albuquerque 06-01-2018

Photos of recent Artwalk Downtown Albquerque
V.27 No.22 | 5/31/2018
Necklace of Stone and Shell Pendants
Courtesy of the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History

Culture Shock

Forged in New Mexico

Exhibition brings clarity to a legacy of jewelry making

American Jewelry from New Mexico is an expansive exhibition of personal adornment bridging styles and millennia.
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V.27 No.21 | 5/24/2018
Sable Cinetique
AMCB

Culture Shock

The Digital Revolution

Artechouse brings new experiences and mediums to Albuquerque

Artechouse's objective is to provide the world's first gallery space dedicated to new art and technology as mediums.
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Emma Difani uses printmaking to explore stratified topography
Emma Difani

Arts Interview

At Home in the World

Place is unpacked at Sanitary Tortilla

Still Moving, with its works by two Albuquerque-rooted artists, examines the world outside: how we interact with landscapes both urban and pastoral and integrate ourselves into them, making home wherever we go.
V.27 No.20 | 5/17/2018
Resolana
Joanna Keane Lopez

Culture Shock

Brick by Brick

Artist Joanna Keane Lopez makes contemporary installation with traditional techniques

Joanna Keane Lopez' latest work—washed white adobe walls growing toward the sky, slender mirrors running vertically—provides a meeting point to cultivate community.
V.27 No.19 | 5/10/2018
Vitrine exterior
Vitrene

Culture Shock

New Gallery on the Block

Vitrine brings new conceptual works to Downtown

Three interdisciplinary artists have made space for themselves and others by renting a tiny commercial space and using it as a noncommercial gallery and more.
Erin Galvez explores materials and reuse in her show at AC2 Gallery
Erin Galvez

Arts Interview

Speaking Up

Erin Galvez explores the meaning of the materials in It's Hard to Say

Erin Galvez makes sculptural pieces of scavenged, thrifted and otherwise reclaimed materials.
V.27 No.18 | 5/3/2018
Craig Childs

Culture Shock

Returned to the World

Craig Childs' latest book explores pre-history and what it means to modernity

Craig Childs is in wonder of pre-history in all its obscurity, as presentiment to life as we know it today. Relating to ancient humans is an exercise in empathy and stretches the imagination.
© Estate of Patrick Nagatani

Arts Interview

Feeling for the Edge

Survey of Patrick Nagatani's early photograhy illumines a master

We speak with curator Mary Statzer about Patrick Nagatani, who created smart, often surprising photographs that hummed with their questions on spirituality, the construction of self, how we heal and how we fit into the puzzle of the natural world.
V.27 No.17 | 4/26/2018
Tammy Garcia
Wiz Allred of Desert Moon

Culture Shock

Stories in Clay and Canvas

A legacy of creativity is illustrated in Three Generations

Tammy Garcia's works on canvas are inspired by the pottery she and her family have been making for generations.