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V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
“Morning Cup”
all paintings by Eric G. Thompson

Arts

“The Painter’s Vision Is Not a Lens”

New work by Eric G. Thompson comes alive

Photorealistic paintings are not a crime. These new works by Eric G. Thompson shimmer with captured energy.
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.
“Hamsa” by Jacqueline Dodd, featured on the cover of Warren’s humanKind

Art Scenester

Come Together Right Now

From synchronicities to the spoken word, a night of human-kindness promises spiritual dynamism.

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V.23 No.29 | 7/17/2014
David Santiago’s enigmatic faces are unmistakable.

Art Scenester

MAS Attack Ready to Blitz the Albuquerque Art Scene

Artists need admirers, and no one admires art more than other artists. That’s the driving force between a one-night-only Mutual Admiration Society.
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V.23 No.24 | 6/12/2014
LOLS graces a bleak stretch of Lomas Boulevard from atop an abandoned sign.
photos by Elizabeth Shores

Art Scenester

Tuning In to the City

The Lomas On-site Listening Station

Ghostly transmissions along Lomas Boulevard reflect Burque back on itself.
V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014

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Ronald Chavez aka Dreamer

Arts

Their Hearts Into Art

Incarcerated students’ work exhibits ingenuity and passion

Where Juli Cobb teaches, the school uniform is orange, the attendance rate is almost perfect, and the atmosphere can be stressful, to say the least.
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V.23 No.20 | 5/15/2014
“A Second Life” by Karl Hofmann

Arts

Blossoming Impossibly

Three Harwood artists celebrate springtime

Spring swept in late this year, bringing with it an energetic chaos of uplifting art.
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V.23 No.16 | 4/17/2014
I choo-choo-choose cake.

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Pan Handlers

Library services expand into cake-pan lending

Stop by your local library for some books, audiobooks, DVDs and … cake pans?
V.23 No.14 | 4/3/2014
Doña Mariana Belsunse y Salasar
Brooklyn Museum, gift of Mrs. L.H. Shearman

Arts

What to Wear in New Spain

Behind Closed Doors peeks into the fashion and elitism of the past

Conspicuous consumption isn’t new. Behind Closed Doors at the Albuquerque Museum explores how the privileged upper classes of New Spain wanted others to view and revere them.
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