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The top 5 most influencial NM artists

July 19, 2013 – 9:03 pm

A few years back I was asked by a NM publication: Who were the most important New Mexican artists of the last 100 years? I ran across the list today and thought I’d share. My first artist of importance isn’t an individual at all: 1. The Taos Society of Artists was formed in 1915- They […]

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New Assemblage Works

April 2, 2012 – 7:18 pm

This recent body of work is an attempt to relate on a visceral level the commonality of our experience with being and the knowledge of someday not being.   My interest in nostalgic items has caused many individuals to bring me old books of photos. This phenomenon combined with my wife’s recent interest in genealogy […]

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In Defense of Illustration

October 27, 2011 – 5:40 pm

Early in my arts “education” I ran upon the rather curious disdain by the intelligentsia for anything deemed “Illustrative”. While I somewhat understand this distinction…I am flustered by its’ decidedly negative connotation. I remember doing a paper on the most-excellent Mexican artist Jose Luis Cuevas, in which I referred to Cuevas as an illustrator. Of […]

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