Cannupa Hanska Luger melds past and future in an Amarillo Museum of Art exhibition that pays tribute to millions of massacred Plains bison.
In (RE)CONTEXT at the Rubin Center in El Paso, ten contemporary artists integrate text into their practices, recontextualizing and reappropriating words to create tools of social change.
Meggan Gould’s slow photography emphasizes the ephemeral nature of the moment in Happy Time, Doomsday Time.
Midvale, Utah recently instituted a cultural revitalization project to enhance its downtown. A large mural depicting two nude figures and a ghoulish specter has become the talk of the town. […]
Masha Sha’s drawings are made in stillness alternating with something like fever, with words built of lanky linear planks unfolding at angles.
Pete Petrisko has spent decades participating in and documenting the downtown Phoenix arts scene, which has morphed from the grit of Metropophobobia and Gallery X to a place for brewpub-hopping.
A Rift Out West: Salt Lake City’s Arts Community Confronts Issues of Indigenous Representation at Local Gallery Modern West
New Mexico artist Billy Schenck has made a successful career of cowboy-and-Indian pop-art imagery, but a recent exhibition of his work brings present-day debates over representation and authorship into the harshest of spotlights.
From legendary folk artists in Texas to Black cowboys in New Mexico, these 2022-23 exhibitions are sure to get you thinking and exploring this winter.
Risolana—Albuquerque’s only risograph studio that’s set to open an exhibition by debut artist-in-residence Lena Kassicieh—builds knowledge-sharing connections and shares stories through printed books, posters, and more.
Thoughts on Language in Self-Determined: A Contemporary Survey of Native and Indigenous Artists at CCA Santa Fe
Self-Determined: A Contemporary Survey of Native and Indigenous Artists at CCA Santa Fe highlights the work of thirteen artists exploring the present and future of Native and Indigenous art.
Wendy Kveck’s Prompt: at ASAP in Las Vegas explored the ways we stage ourselves and our art while employing a feminist practice that confronts and amplifies women as cultural markers.
On view in In Our Time, Arizona-based collectors Iris and Adam Singer have been collecting contemporary art by Black artists for almost two decades.
As midterm elections loom, Stephen Marc, an Arizona-based photographer and Guggenheim fellow, explores what protests reveal about the American psyche in An American Journey Continues.
Connections With the Land in Works by Kim Arthun, Michael Bisbee, and Judy Richardson at Exhibit 208
Kim Arthun, Michael Bisbee, and Judy Richardson are New Mexico artists connected by their engagement with land and landscape at Exhibit 208.
Pete Petrisko, one of the few remaining old heads in the local art scene who has lived in downtown Phoenix since the 1980s, exhibits selections from the past thirty-five years.
Documenta 15, the globally significant quinquennial, was both an exercise in decentralized curation with a focus on the Global South and a show riddled with unrelenting controversies.
John Sproul, a prominent local artist and owner of Nox Contemporary, will close the gallery following the end of Jared Steffensen’s exhibition Idem, Norms, Dorms Mine on November 4, 2022.
Country’s Largest Mexican Retablo Collection, Once Stored Underneath Bleachers, is Paired with Contemporary Devotional Works
Contemporary Ex-Votos at NMSU Art Museum sheds light on the understudied iconographic and ideological aspects of retablos depicting miracles on tin and found materials.
i know you are, but what am i? at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art focuses on the figure to launch discussions about identity, fluidity, and body positivity.
Ho Baron: Gods for Future Religions at the El Paso Museum of Art is an uncanny blend of maximalism, surrealism, the ascetic, and the interstellar.
Flagstaff artist Shawn Skabelund explores ecological and cultural destruction using materials gathered from forests in his exhibition at Coconino Center for the Arts.
Working across performance, printmaking, video, and Native ecological practices and philosophies, Desert ArtLAB cultivates and nourishes Indigenous agriculture through a Chicanx lens.
Tya Alisa Anthony untangles the meaning of safe spaces as sanctuary and explores the art of social justice, human rights, and identity in the Mile High City.
Two Cultures, One Family, a group exhibition curated by Dr. Erika Abad at the Marjorie Barrick Museum in Las Vegas, constitutes a cross-cultural call and response.
Current Work, founded by longtime arts advocate Tiffini Porter, raises the contemporary art bar in Salt Lake City. The gallery also fills several sudden gaps in Utah's creative ecosystem.
Visiting an exquisite private art collection nestled in the Colorado Rockies devoted to Jasper Johns, Emilie Trice wonders: is his work relevant in this day and age?
Jorge Rojas’s retrospective Material Witness at Granary Arts in Ephraim, Utah, showcases a quiet yet still tenacious side of the Salt Lake City-based artist.
Patrick Dean Hubbell’s exhibition Tack Room at Gerald Peters Contemporary in Santa Fe serves up a powerful discourse that challenges the representation of Indigenous peoples.
Nancy Rivera’s Laborious Practice Pulls a Thread Between Her Art-Making Process and Her Immigration Experience
Salt Lake City artist Nancy Rivera illustrates the immigrant experience in a series of complex and time-consuming embroideries.
Diego Rodriguez-Warner: Iteratives at Rule Gallery in Denver subverts and reinforces historical permutations of beauty.
The Internal Place: The Call of New Mexico in the Works of Esteban Cabeza de Baca, Patrick Nagatani, Lucy Raven, and Richard Tuttle
Artists Patrick Nagatani, Richard Tuttle, Esteban Cabeza de Baca, and Lucy Raven attest to the nature of the poetics of place through artworks centered on the New Mexican landscape.
Of Mushroom Clouds and Yellow Dirt: Southwest Artists Reflect on Devastation and Hope Through Anti-nuclear Art
Artists across the Southwest reflect on the region's nuclear history and its fallout in their anti-nuclear artworks.