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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - Dance at Taos
    Lloyd Kiva New and IAIA Con Cariño Artists Inspired by Lowriders Online Exhibitions Focus on Photography Alcove 12 0 The Museum s Collection How the West is One Art on the Edge 2013 Art on the Edge 2010 Alternative Spaces 100 Years of the MNM Pulling Strings Art on the Edge 2008 The Show IDEA Photographic Looking Back Interactions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 Past Exhibitions 2009 Past Exhibitions 2010 Past Exhibitions 2011 Past Exhibitions 2012 Past Exhibitions 2013 Past Exhibitions 2014 Past Exhibitions 2015 Share Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 How the West is One Aesthetic Conflicts Dance at Taos Dance at Taos 1923 Ernest L Blumenschein 1874 1960 oil on canvas Gift of Florence Dibbell Bartlett 1947 Academic painter Ernest L Blumenschein s work became decidedly more modern and abstract after World War I His 1923 painting Dance at Taos presents an abstraction of a Pueblo performance rather than a careful depiction of each figure in a naturalistic context The modernist elements in the painting include the use of complementary colors the repetitions of flattened figures and the unnatural perspective of the pueblo s buildings Blumenschein captured the essence of the ritual its

    Original URL path: http://www.nmartmuseum.org/site/exhibitions/past/past-exhibitions-2008-to-2008/how-the-west-is-one/aesthetic-conflicts/dance-at-taos1.html (2016-02-14)
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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - Earth Rhythms No. 2
    Noggle Self Regard Artist Self Portraits from the Collection Finding a Contemporary Voice the Legacy of Lloyd Kiva New and IAIA Con Cariño Artists Inspired by Lowriders Online Exhibitions Focus on Photography Alcove 12 0 The Museum s Collection How the West is One Art on the Edge 2013 Art on the Edge 2010 Alternative Spaces 100 Years of the MNM Pulling Strings Art on the Edge 2008 The Show IDEA Photographic Looking Back Interactions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 Past Exhibitions 2009 Past Exhibitions 2010 Past Exhibitions 2011 Past Exhibitions 2012 Past Exhibitions 2013 Past Exhibitions 2014 Past Exhibitions 2015 Share Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 How the West is One Aesthetic Conflicts Earth Rhythms No 2 Earth Rhythms No 2 1923 Raymond Jonson 1891 1982 oil on canvas Museum purchase 2007 Raymond Jonson first painted in New Mexico during the summer of 1922 The experience so influenced Jonson that he decided to move to New Mexico and spent most of 1923 preparing for the move His painting Earth Rhythms No 2 combines sketches experiences and memories of New Mexico Rather than depict a specific place Earth Rhythms No 2 represents an invented western landscape that underscores Jonson s modern outlook At this time Jonson painted this oil he had just learned of the concept of dynamic symmetry the geometric planning of a composition to achieve balance and harmony Jonson drew a diagram for Earth Rhythms No 2 and carefully aligned the elements of the painting to his underlying organizational grid The resulting painting appears unstructured when in fact it is well planned Earth Rhythms No 2 represents a radical departure from the realist paintings associated with the Santa Fe Taos Art Movement A Strange Mixture of Barbarism Pueblo Girl Evelyn Taos Our Washerwoman

    Original URL path: http://www.nmartmuseum.org/site/exhibitions/past/past-exhibitions-2008-to-2008/how-the-west-is-one/aesthetic-conflicts/earth-rhythms-no.-2.html (2016-02-14)
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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - Frijoles Canyon
    Exhibitions Focus on Photography Alcove 12 0 The Museum s Collection How the West is One Art on the Edge 2013 Art on the Edge 2010 Alternative Spaces 100 Years of the MNM Pulling Strings Art on the Edge 2008 The Show IDEA Photographic Looking Back Interactions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 Past Exhibitions 2009 Past Exhibitions 2010 Past Exhibitions 2011 Past Exhibitions 2012 Past Exhibitions 2013 Past Exhibitions 2014 Past Exhibitions 2015 Share Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 How the West is One Aesthetic Conflicts Frijoles Canyon Frijoles Canyon n d Gustave Baumann 1881 1971 oil on canvas Gift of Mrs Jane H Baumann 1979 Gustave Baumann is well known for his color woodcuts that capture the flavor of the New Mexico scene His prints draw heavily on the color harmonies and the stylishly flattened forms of Japanese woodcuts When Baumann arrived in Santa Fe after a stint in the Brown County artist colony in Indiana he easily adapted his woodcut style to images of Pueblo rituals and the vibrant New Mexico landscape Baumann also worked in oils and incorporated techniques that were similar to his experimental use of inks in his woodcut prints

    Original URL path: http://www.nmartmuseum.org/site/exhibitions/past/past-exhibitions-2008-to-2008/how-the-west-is-one/aesthetic-conflicts/frijoles-canyon.html (2016-02-14)
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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - New Mexican Peak
    Lloyd Kiva New and IAIA Con Cariño Artists Inspired by Lowriders Online Exhibitions Focus on Photography Alcove 12 0 The Museum s Collection How the West is One Art on the Edge 2013 Art on the Edge 2010 Alternative Spaces 100 Years of the MNM Pulling Strings Art on the Edge 2008 The Show IDEA Photographic Looking Back Interactions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 Past Exhibitions 2009 Past Exhibitions 2010 Past Exhibitions 2011 Past Exhibitions 2012 Past Exhibitions 2013 Past Exhibitions 2014 Past Exhibitions 2015 Share Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 How the West is One Aesthetic Conflicts New Mexican Peak New Mexican Peak 1923 Stuart Davis 1894 1964 oil on canvas Museum purchase 2005 Modern painter Stuart Davis accompanied anti academic painter John Sloan to New Mexico in the summer of 1923 Working in a studio in the renovated Palace of the Governors Davis felt that the iconic power of Southwestern imagery limited his creativity He wrestled with this problem in a series of monochromatic paintings such as the museum s 1923 painting New Mexico Peak By reconstructing the landscape into flattened silver grey shapes Davis captured the emotional power of the scene but

    Original URL path: http://www.nmartmuseum.org/site/exhibitions/past/past-exhibitions-2008-to-2008/how-the-west-is-one/aesthetic-conflicts/new-mexican-peak.html (2016-02-14)
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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - The War Bonnet
    Kiva New and IAIA Con Cariño Artists Inspired by Lowriders Online Exhibitions Focus on Photography Alcove 12 0 The Museum s Collection How the West is One Art on the Edge 2013 Art on the Edge 2010 Alternative Spaces 100 Years of the MNM Pulling Strings Art on the Edge 2008 The Show IDEA Photographic Looking Back Interactions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 Past Exhibitions 2009 Past Exhibitions 2010 Past Exhibitions 2011 Past Exhibitions 2012 Past Exhibitions 2013 Past Exhibitions 2014 Past Exhibitions 2015 Share Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 How the West is One Rejecting Tourism The War Bonnet The War Bonnet n d E Irving Couse 1866 1936 oil on canvas Gift of Mr and Mrs J B McEntire Jr 1981 Irving Couse s undated oil painting The War Bonnet is a perfect example of ethnographic illusion The scene presents a crouching Indian holding an eagle feather war bonnet and sitting next to a large Zia Pueblo storage jar in the foreground In a southwestern context viewers would logically assume that the man is from Zia Pueblo But his clothing and war bonnet indicate a Plains not a Pueblo setting The image makes

    Original URL path: http://www.nmartmuseum.org/site/exhibitions/past/past-exhibitions-2008-to-2008/how-the-west-is-one/rejecting-tourism/the-war-bonnet1.html (2016-02-14)
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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - Music in the Plaza
    Artist Self Portraits from the Collection Finding a Contemporary Voice the Legacy of Lloyd Kiva New and IAIA Con Cariño Artists Inspired by Lowriders Online Exhibitions Focus on Photography Alcove 12 0 The Museum s Collection How the West is One Art on the Edge 2013 Art on the Edge 2010 Alternative Spaces 100 Years of the MNM Pulling Strings Art on the Edge 2008 The Show IDEA Photographic Looking Back Interactions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 Past Exhibitions 2009 Past Exhibitions 2010 Past Exhibitions 2011 Past Exhibitions 2012 Past Exhibitions 2013 Past Exhibitions 2014 Past Exhibitions 2015 Share Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 How the West is One Rejecting Tourism Music in the Plaza Music in the Plaza 1920 John Sloan 1871 1951 oil on canvas Gift of Mrs Cyrus McCormick 1952 John Sloan captured the romance of Santa Fe nightlife in his 1920 painting Music in the Plaza Bounded by the Museum of Fine Arts Palace of the Governors and La Fonda Hotel the Plaza remained the cultural hub of New Mexico through much of the 20th century The gazebo created a focal point for band concerts and informal socializing during summer evenings The crowds milling about the plaza appear to be a mix of locals and fashionable summer visitors strolling along as if they were in New York City s Central Park The established activities on the plaza provided the foundation for the development of community wide cultural activities in the 1920s In 1919 museum director Edgar Lee Hewett revived the Santa Fe Fiesta a now annual event that commemorates Don Diego de Vargas s reconquest of Santa Fe in 1692 after the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 Community events that developed from the renewed fiesta include Indian Market Spanish Market and the

    Original URL path: http://www.nmartmuseum.org/site/exhibitions/past/past-exhibitions-2008-to-2008/how-the-west-is-one/rejecting-tourism/music-in-the-plaza1.html (2016-02-14)
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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - Expulsion from the Garden of Eden
    Inspired by Lowriders Online Exhibitions Focus on Photography Alcove 12 0 The Museum s Collection How the West is One Art on the Edge 2013 Art on the Edge 2010 Alternative Spaces 100 Years of the MNM Pulling Strings Art on the Edge 2008 The Show IDEA Photographic Looking Back Interactions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 Past Exhibitions 2009 Past Exhibitions 2010 Past Exhibitions 2011 Past Exhibitions 2012 Past Exhibitions 2013 Past Exhibitions 2014 Past Exhibitions 2015 Share Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 How the West is One Rejecting Tourism Expulsion from the Garden of Eden Expulsion from the Garden of Eden ca 1920s José Dolores López 1858 1937 wood Museum of International Folk Art Gift of the Historical Society of New Mexico José Dolores López suffered a deep depression in 1917 when the U S Army drafted his son Nicudemos López a farmer from the village of Córdova discovered that whittling alieviated the symptoms of his insomnia He gave his chip carved picture frames and functional objects to friends and relatives and they quickly became popular items in the village Painter Frank Applegate and activist writer Mary Austin founded the Spanish Colonial Art Society

    Original URL path: http://www.nmartmuseum.org/site/exhibitions/past/past-exhibitions-2008-to-2008/how-the-west-is-one/rejecting-tourism/expulsion-from-the-garden-of-eden.html (2016-02-14)
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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - Taos Houses (New Mexican Village)
    from the Collection Finding a Contemporary Voice the Legacy of Lloyd Kiva New and IAIA Con Cariño Artists Inspired by Lowriders Online Exhibitions Focus on Photography Alcove 12 0 The Museum s Collection How the West is One Art on the Edge 2013 Art on the Edge 2010 Alternative Spaces 100 Years of the MNM Pulling Strings Art on the Edge 2008 The Show IDEA Photographic Looking Back Interactions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 Past Exhibitions 2009 Past Exhibitions 2010 Past Exhibitions 2011 Past Exhibitions 2012 Past Exhibitions 2013 Past Exhibitions 2014 Past Exhibitions 2015 Share Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Past Exhibitions 2002 to 2008 How the West is One Modernist Perspectives Taos Houses Taos Houses New Mexican Village 1926 Andrew Dasburg 1887 1979 oil on canvas Gift of Mrs Cyrus McCormick 1952 Andrew Dasburg s painting Taos Houses New Mexican Village embodies the Analytical Cubist approach to the southwestern subject matter during the 1920s and 1930s Cubist interpretations can seem forced and artificial but never so with Dasburg His paintings completely internalize a worldview based on flat planes geometric shapes color harmonies implausible perspectives and simplified forms Dasburg synthesized sky mountains trees and adobes into a holistic vision

    Original URL path: http://www.nmartmuseum.org/site/exhibitions/past/past-exhibitions-2008-to-2008/how-the-west-is-one/modernist-perspectives/taos-houses.html (2016-02-14)
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