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V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
“Stimulator (Red)” by Lea Anderson, part of Interchange at Harwood Art Center

Culture Shock

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
Have a sip at Old Town Creative Studios.
Blake Driver

Art Scenester

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.

Arts Feature

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
“Truth,” acrylic and spray paint on canvas
Sage Hagan

Culture Shock

By Lisa Barrow

Intergalactic indigenous

Scope eye-popping exhibits and applaud national acclaim for a local poet—this week in Culture Shock.
V.23 No.47 | 11/20/2014
“Angelica”
Images courtesy of the artist

Arts Feature

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.
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V.23 No.46 | 11/13/2014
“Master of Lightning” by Jeff Drew

Arts Feature

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.
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V.23 No.44 | 10/30/2014
"Mictecacihuatl,", oil and acrylic on wood panel
Vanessa Wilde

Art Magnified

Wilde style

Art in a nuevomexicano vein—ghosts emerge from the past and color splashes into the present.
V.23 No.40 | 10/2/2014
Deep Sky and Field

Culture Shock

By Holly von Winckel

Cezannesque

The ABQ artworld thrives this month with gorgeous palettes, a new gallery in former horse stables, a benefit for dogs and more.
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“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media
Floyd D. Tunson
“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media

Arts

Pop Life

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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V.23 No.38 | 9/18/2014
“Collage Abstract I,” collage, oil on canvas
Eliza M Schmid

Art Scenester

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
“Cat, Rabbit, Owl” by Jim Kopp at Mariposa Gallery

Art Review

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
“Ariadne’s Gift” by Carol Chase Bjerke

Arts Feature

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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V.23 No.24 | 6/12/2014
Women prepare for tear gas in Turkey—one of the award-winning images in The Curve at CCA.
Guy Martin

Art News

Shebangs in the Fe

By Zachary Kluckman
SHEBANG! offers an arts celebration 35 years in the making. And while you’re in Santa Fe, catch a couple other fantastic exhibits.
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V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014

dreams

Rowdy’s Dream Blog #348: How to Paint with Watercolors

By Brutus De Cervantes [ Tue Jun 3 2014 1:16 PM ]

I receive a commission to paint a watercolor for a girl. She wants me to paint a girl pointing a gun at her. She provides me with a large palette with new grass growing on it, and stones that can be scraped for color. My pal T advises me. He has taken a watercolor class recently.

V.23 No.20 | 5/15/2014
“El Susurro Pasado”
Deborah Rael-Buckley

Arts Feature

Honoring the Hidden

Crypto-Jewish identity and tradition shine in new exhibit

By Nora Hickey
Celebrate the intersection of Crypto-Jewish and Hispano life that has persevered for centuries behind New Mexico’s dusty backdrop in a lush new exhibit.
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