V.24 No.26 | 6/25/2015
The Daily Word: in Tiny Giants
By Robert Maestas [ Wed Jun 24 2015 10:53 AM ]
bro, you got goldfish in my resin, bro! you got resin in my goldfish!
from pulp to paint, the future melts.
I still hate flying.
i get it. the world sucks.
tiny giants made of tinier giants.
insert skynet reference here.
you dance like a windmill.
smart is simple
brevity truly is the soul of wit.
art is simply a projection.
V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015
All photos by J. Grisham
Quirky Doesn’t Begin to Cover It
Ross Ward’s Tinkertown is really, truly art
By Joshua Lee
A dazzled Joshua Lee explains why the Tinkertown Museum is “more than just a pit stop on the Turquoise Trail.”
V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015
This Life Is But a Dream, or a Magic Show
The harmonious art, poetry and photography of Julie Suzanne Brokken
By Alison Oatman
Julie Suzanne Brokken’s art juxtaposes fanciful elements—everything from Rio Grande river water to encaustic wax—in uncanny ways.
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
We can do it!
Harwood Art Center packs an unbelievable amount of art into one stunning night, plus one rogue accountant and one NYT-bestselling author.
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.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.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.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.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 | 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.32 | 8/7/2014
Galleries Get It Up
Flights of fancy
Anthropomorphic animals, archetypal trash, Plexiglas forests and cactus maps—it’s all on display at your friendly local gallery.
V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
Pigments and Ailments
Group exhibit grapples with illness and survival
By Zachary Kluckman
Tenacity and optimism shine from the dark heart of artwork inspired by life-threatening disease.
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