Santa Fe Reporter - Art Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-20-1-art-features.html <![CDATA[Cartography - Israel Francisco Haros Lopez travels back to the future in a Curate Santa Fe solo show]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
“Under restoration. / trying to piece together / 100o murals inside my mind” — so read the opening lines of mexican jazz part 22, a poem Israel Francisco Haros Lopez wrote in late 2015.
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<![CDATA[Color Theory - The New Mexico Museum of Art’s newest curator brings fresh hues to the institution’s 20th century curatorial program]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Not long after Christian Waguespack arrived at the New Mexico Museum of Art as the new curator of 20th-century art, he commissioned several enormous color swatches as part of a risky pitch.
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<![CDATA[Early Career - As they prepare for adulthood, SITE Santa Fe’s Young Curators aren’t pulling punches]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Twenty-three high school students entered SITE Santa Fe’s Young Curators program at the beginning of the school year.
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<![CDATA[Subtractions - Parker Laughlin Jennings narrows things down in new solo exhibition]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Parker Laughlin Jennings is a carpenter by trade, and he’s worked as a set builder at the Santa Fe Opera for a little over four years. “Most carpenters make this clear delineation between being an artist and being a craftsman,” Jennings says.]]>
<![CDATA[Dance Dance Revolution - Political turmoil won’t knock these performers off balance]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Fierce Feminine Risings, debuts this Saturday and features eight artists: seven women and one man.]]>
<![CDATA[Sedimentary Poetry - Christopher J Johnson reimagines poetry’s colloquial power]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Christopher J Johnson likes to write poetry on buses and in cafés—locations where he must maintain intense focus to tune out the bustle. We met for coffee at such a place one morning last week.
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<![CDATA[Artology - Project space devoted to art and science springs up on Agua Fría]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
If you’re trying to self-fund an art space, here’s an idea: Buy a burned-out building. Fixer-uppers are highly affordable, and smoke damage is an edgy aesthetic.
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<![CDATA[From New York to New Mexico: A Celebration of Emil Bisttram's Artistic Vision - ]]>
By: Kendall Mac
What the heck is Emil Bisttram Day anyway?]]>
<![CDATA[Unmasked - Legendary cartoonists reveal fine art powers at City of Mud]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
There’s a way to be a cartoonist without ever spilling a drop of ink. “Most comics are done completely digitally these days,” says Jamie Chase, a local illustrator who works with respected publishers such as Dark Horse Comics.
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<![CDATA[The Cosmopolitans - New art blog unites up-and-coming artists in Santa Fe—and across the world]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Is the internet strengthening human connections or degrading civil society? In an era of “fake news” and presidential Twitter tirades, the debate seems all but settled.
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<![CDATA[Mind Games - Seeing sounds with the synesthetic brain of Reyes Padilla]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Imagine for a moment you can see every sound around you. The clink of a coffee cup produces a burst of blue triangles, a passing car is accompanied by rolling yellow polka dots and a barking dog emits bright red rectangles.
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<![CDATA[Launchpad - Art.i.factory transforms one corner of its consignment shop into an incubator for emerging artists]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Once upon a time in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, Jennifer Rowland and Michael Gullberg rented a space and turned it into a gallery.]]>
<![CDATA[Long Division - Shia LaBeouf’s short-lived Albuquerque performance art piece explained]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
The artist trio known as LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner use three principal materials in their work: The pixelated fabric of an eternal live stream, a thorny black thicket of hashtags and Shia LaBeouf’s large eyes and boyish face.]]>
<![CDATA[Circular Breathing - New dance collective Uroboros takes Jill O’Bryan’s artwork for a spin]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Whitney Jones grew up in the American South, dancing in a Georgia ballet troupe. It was a community so competitive that ballerinas would sneak shards of glass into each others’ pointe shoes.]]>
<![CDATA[Rainbow Connection - Turner Carroll Gallery gives teen artists a leg up in Albuquerque Academy exhibition]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
The average price tag at Turner Carroll Gallery on Canyon Road runs in the thousands of dollars, but the gallery mounts one show each year where even the largest artworks cost only a few hundred bucks.
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<![CDATA[Fresh Oil - Patrick McFarlin begins again in an impromptu exhibition at Phil Space]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
“Hold on, I may have tucked it back here,” Patrick McFarlin says. He’s rustling around in the corners of his studio, in search of a small oil painting that’s just popped into his head.
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<![CDATA[Justice in Process - With an eye towards intersectionality, Santa Fe Art Institute reimagines its residency program]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
In the political turmoil of the past weeks and months, the staff at the Santa Fe Art Institute has had personal links to some of the biggest headlines.
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<![CDATA[Renaissance - Artworks—and ideas—are reborn in Santa Fe Community Gallery exhibition program]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Rod Lambert usually gets about 70 to 100 portfolios when he puts out a call for artists for a Santa Fe Community Gallery show.]]>
<![CDATA[Call for Artists - Former SFUAD students create expansive digital showcase for emerging artists]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Andrea Vaca, the co-founder of Knack Magazine, was finishing her sophomore year at College of Santa Fe when the university announced it was closing.
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<![CDATA[Sonic Youth - Performance Santa Fe courts a younger audience by tapping two insiders]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
When Lily Carbone and Cav Cavanaugh launched the Facebook page “Friends of Performance Santa Fe” on New Year’s Day, they didn’t wait around for people to happen upon it.
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