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The Gateway Drug to Art

Fashion and recycling join forces to resurrect and inspire

Art Features The Recycle Santa Fe Arts Festival turned 18 this year, and with it came a huge assortment of fine arts created from discarded materials.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Maria Egolf-Romero

Change of Address

5. Gallery makes a big move to the Rufina corridor

Art Features It started with a cease-and-desist letter. Max Baseman had been running an art gallery out of his kitchen in a casita on Galisteo Street. It was Unit 5, and the black number by the door was the gallery’s de f...

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Jordan Eddy

History Seer

Art Shay’s America

Art Features Lifelong photojournalist Art Shay says that his favorite photo shoot was with the legendary Marlon Brando. He tells SFR—during a phone interview from his home in Chicago—that the superstar asked Shay for la...

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 Maria Egolf-Romero

Radio Star

Hutton Broadcasting kills ArtBeat, but Kathryn Davis forges onward

Art Features “Here’s who was going to be on the show,” says Kathryn Davis, pulling out a little blue calendar and flipping through its pages. “Next week, we had ViVo Contemporary and the photographer Jennifer Espera...

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Jordan Eddy

American Radical

Road-tripping, ground-breaking, bone-collecting Georgia O’Keeffe

Art Features Carolyn Kastner sees Georgia O’Keeffe as a true experimental creative, a radical thinker and artist who may not get all the historical credit she deserves.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 Maria Egolf-Romero

Reappropriation

How resurrecting an ancient Egyptian goddess reclaims history

Art Features Andrea Isabel Vargas and Patti Levey’s two-woman show, Resurrecting Isis, grabbed my attention based on the title alone.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 JC Gonzo

The Arrivals

SCUBA’s Outer Local is a crossroads for New Mexico origin stories

Art Features “This was a play on the pop cultural references of New Mexico,” says Sandra Wang. “You know, pickup trucks and aliens!” At her feet is a little white box full of soil sourced from a streambed in La Cien...

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Jordan Eddy

The People’s Pottery

Smithsonian teams up with Poeh Cultural Center for homecoming and renewed study

Art Features Three years ago, Native art scholar Bruce Bernstein had an epiphany while looking at an antique picture. The image from July 25, 1903, struck the tribal historic preservation officer at the Pueblo of Pojoaque a...

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Jason Strykowski

The Last Supper

Justin Crowe invites six living souls—and 200 spirits—to dinner

Art Features “Thank you guys for coming,” says Justin Crowe. “There are over 200 people mixed into a glaze and then covering functional pottery, which is the functional pottery that you guys are going to eat off of to...

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Jordan Eddy

Photo Set

Edition One brings Santa Fe’s diverse contemporary photography community into focus

Art Features “Photography is kind of an isolating field,” says Jerry Courvoisier. “You’re always in your own world and trying to produce your work.”

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Jordan Eddy
 
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