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V.23 No.16 | 4/17/2014

Culture Shock

By Lisa Barrow

Warm and fuzzy Lumpkins

Finding something truly original from a renowned NM 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 Road, Santa Fe). The show presents raggedly bold serigraphs and felt-tip pen drawings from the artist more generally known for his abstracted 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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V.23 No.15 | 4/10/2014
“Environmental Impact Team Beta”
Sculptures by Andrew Bell

Gallery Review

Creatures Featured

By Elisa McGovern
The new show’s acrylic-on-resin sculptures tell the story of an ominous factory in a world short on resources and long on corporate greed and toxic waste.

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V.23 No.13 | 3/27/2014
Red blood cells
All images by David Goodsell

Art Magnified

Inside Information

The science of cells paints a pretty picture

By Lisa Barrow
The bedrock of discovery is observation. That’s where a scientific demiurge like Dr. David Goodsell comes in. He’s spent years translating the utterly tiny into the comprehensibly visual.
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V.23 No.11 | 3/13/2014
T.J. Miller
TheeErin via Wikimedia Commons

Comedy Matters

T.J. Miller, Vulnerability and the Mind of a Comic

By Genevieve Mueller
Genevieve Mueller dishes on lessons learned in comedy clubs and onstage.

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V.23 No.10 | 3/6/2014
Jane Lackey’s “Circulate”

Culture Shock

By Lisa Barrow

’Cause you’re worth it

In like a lion—March is roaring with fierce events. Check these highlights: Material Worth, Women & Creativity, Duke City Rep’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, J.A. Zona’s Warmth closing reception, Show Up Show Down, There It Is—Take It! Aaaah, so much to do!
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V.23 No.9 | 2/27/2014
“Seesaw” by Lucy Maki
By Lisa Barrow

Cabinet of geometries

Paging Dr. Caligari—Culture Shock prescribes the very best in books and art around Albuquerque.

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