Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Santa Fe Art Scene, Pt. 2
While wandering through downtown Santa Fe I came upon the New Mexico Museum of Art. I was definitely more stimulated here than I was at the Georgia O'Keefe Museum.
The adobe structure held a treasure trove of art, and while I was not familiar with many of the artists, I enjoyed the collection nonetheless.
Inside there was a little chapel with a number of beautiful frescoes.
A lovely courtyard led the way to the galleries.
A few favorite pieces; "Three Quarter Length Self Portrait" by Theodore Van Soelen:
"My Children" by Herbert Dunton:
A Rembrandt etching:
I don't have the info on this one, but it is deliciously deco.
I love staircases; almost as much as light fixtures.
One room, title Medieval to Metal, featured an amazing collection of guitars.
Check out the spider!
"Velorio" by James Stovall Morris:
"Rough Riders" by Billy Schenk:
It was an afternoon well spent that energized me creatively!
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