V.21 No.33 | 8/16/2012
Art News ISEA, USEA, We All See Emergent Art Forms in Burque An international symposium and its underground offshoot Cultural geographer Ronald Horvath wasn’t thinking of a specific place when he conjured the concept of “machine wilderness” in the ’60s. It helped him describe what he saw taking place across the American Southwest, as technology gradually transfigured the feral landscape. But the phrase describes New Mexico well. And it’s the driving force behind this year’s International Symposium on Electronic Art, taking place here in Albuquerque in September. Art No Idle Hands: The Myths and Meanings of Tramp Art Tuesday, April 24: 10am-5pm Museum of International Folk Art
Enjoy the first large-scale museum exhibition dedicated to tramp art since 1975. More than 150 examples of tramp art, concentrating on works from the United States, with additional international examples.
Art Reflections Tuesday, April 24: 10:30am-5pm OTA Contemporary
A stunning exhibition featuring Charley Brown, Tim Craighead, Marietta Patricia Leis and Gail Winbury. Runs through 4/26.
Words Artist Talk with Jane Lackey Tuesday, April 24: 5:30-6:30pm Central Features Contemporary Art
A talk with Santa Fe-based artist Jane Lackey about her work,
Shifting Pulse, an exhibition of atmospheric, large-scale works on paper. Learn Monthly Meeting of the Mind Tuesday, April 24: 6:45-8:30pm North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
Learn how to get the brain to like and want what you desire. RSVP required.
Wellness Introduction to Flamenco Dance Tuesday, April 24: 7-8:15pm Maple Street Dance Space
For anyone who has always wanted to try flamenco, these classes introduce all the basics taught by Albuquerque native, Leslie Roybal.
Learn Our Abundant Universe Tuesday, April 24: 7:30-10pm Hodgin Hall Alumni Center
A spoken tour of the universe and cosmos with Patricia A. Henning, UNM Associate Vice President for Research and Professor of Physics and Astronomy.
Art Making Africa Wednesday, April 25: 9am-5pm Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
Browse the work over 100 artists and designers working in cities throughout Africa. Runs through 5/6.