V.27 No.24 | 6/14/2018
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.
V.27 No.19 | 5/10/2018
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.25 No.32 | 08/11/2016
Event Horizon Movie Master Mash-Up Friday, Aug 19: Tarantino vs Kubrick Opening
Over 30 local artists show work inspired by the films of Quentin Tarantino and Stanley Kubrick.
V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015
All photos by J. Grisham Arts Feature Quirky Doesn’t Begin to Cover It Ross Ward’s Tinkertown is really, truly art 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
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all works by Julie Suzanne Brokken Arts Feature This Life Is But a Dream, or a Magic Show The harmonious art, poetry and photography of Julie Suzanne Brokken Julie Suzanne Brokken’s art juxtaposes fanciful elements—everything from Rio Grande river water to encaustic wax—in uncanny ways.
V.23 No.46 | 11/13/2014
Arts Feature Electric Dreams on Black Walls Exhibit celebrates Nikola Tesla with 21 points of view A famous electrical wunderkind proves fertile creative ground for Albuquerque artists at a new Downtown show.
V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
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
Arts Feature Pigments and Ailments Group exhibit grapples with illness and survival Tenacity and optimism shine from the dark heart of artwork inspired by life-threatening disease.
V.23 No.20 | 5/15/2014
Deborah Rael-Buckley Arts Feature Honoring the Hidden Crypto-Jewish identity and tradition shine in new exhibit 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.
Arts Blossoming Impossibly Three Harwood artists celebrate springtime Spring swept in late this year, bringing with it an energetic chaos of uplifting art.
V.23 No.9 | 2/27/2014
Culture Shock Cabinet of geometries Paging Dr. Caligari—Culture Shock prescribes the very best in books and art around Albuquerque.
V.23 No.6 | 2/6/2014
Denise Weaver Ross Arts Feature My Heart Is in the Trees And under a giant sea bird Temporarily unemployed people fend off boredom in various ways. Some of us learn how to play “Hava Nagila” on the ukulele and bang out the entire five seasons of “Friday Night Lights.” Others fashion an elaborate 18-foot albatross from cardboard in their parents’ living room. Art American Jewelry from N.M. Friday, July 20: 9am-5pm Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
An exhibit chronicling the history of jewelry making in N.M. Runs through 10/14.
Photo by Eric Tillinghast Art Þyngdarljóð: Gravity's Poetry Friday, July 20: 11am-4pm Richard Levy Gallery
A series of photographs of Icelandic waterfalls by Eric Tillinghast. Each waterfall is displayed in a light box containing internal mechanics that generate light and sound to simulate surging water.
Image via Pixabay Kids The Science of Sound Friday, July 20: 3-4pm Lomas-Tramway Public Library
Learn about the science of recorded sounds. Record a voice straight to vinyl with a restored record cutter and make a record player from paper and a cactus needle. For ages 13 to 17.
Art Borders Boundaries and Limits Friday, July 20: 5-8pm Remarque: New Grounds Print Workshop
Hand-printed photographic imagery using alternative processes such as photopolymer intaglio, cyanotype or carbon; basically, any alternative to straight digital printing. Runs through 7/28.
Outdoor Moon Hike Friday, July 20: 7-9pm Cerrillos Hills State Park
Learn interesting lunar facts, folklore and get close-up views of the moon through a spotting scope.
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