volume XXVIII, no VII
volume XXVIII, issue VI
volume XXVIII, issue V
Dec '19-Jan '20
We know many artists, arts professionals, arts and culture organizations are in difficult situations now and facing uncertain futures in the coming months. Southwest Contemporary has compiled a list of resources that may be useful to our community members at this time. This list will be updated as new information and new resources become available.
Nora Wendl applies diverse talents to equally diverse examinations of place, of being a woman moving through the world, and the “poetics of inhabiting things.” Her recent cycles of work examine the Farnsworth House in Illinois—an iconic glass and steel International-Style house.
The armillary sphere is a modern, artistic, and accurate interpretation of a historic scientific tool, located on the St. John’s College campus in Santa Fe.
Esphyr Slobodkina: Six Decades of Groundbreaking Painting, Collage, and Sculpture at the LewAllen Galleries in Santa Fe is a window into twentieth-century abstract art by one of the movement’s early pioneers, Esphyr Slobodkina, a versatile and prolific New York artist. A cofounder of the American Abstract Artists group, she translated the concepts of European Modernism into American idiom.
Indelible Ink displays pieces by nine multigenerational Native American printmaking women whose artwork stuns with originality, beauty, and color, while also illustrating the historical trauma that impacts Native people today.
Yōkai: Ghosts & Demons of Japan at the Museum of International Folk Art spotlights the Japanese folk art tradition of yōkai, which depicts paranormal beings such as ghosts, demons, and monsters in a variety of settings, ranging from traditional kabuki theater to Pokémon anime.
The provocative work of Francesca Woodman, an art photographer who took her life at only twenty-two, takes on new dimensions in Portrait of a Reputation, an exhibition at MCA Denver that combines Woodman’s experimental work from the late 1970s with candid photos of the artist by her friend, George Lange.
Photography Portfolio, Memphis Barbree