Art

Stitched to the Soul

BY KATE NELSON Once upon a time, in a trading post on Wyoming’s Wind River Indian Reservation, a bored [...]

Happy Birthday, MIAC!

BY LYNN CLINE It’s been thirty years since the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture opened its doors on Museum [...]

Notching It Up

BY LAURA ADDISON When Napa-based artist Freeland Tanner speaks about his work, he often uses the word [...]

A Tribute to a Titan

BY LAURA ADDISON Lloyd Cotsen, the charismatic, longtime executive of Neutrogena Corporation from 1967 to [...]

Lasting Impressions

BY MAXINE MCBRINN Years ago, I fell in love with ancient sandals. These simple sandals were worn 2,000 to [...]

Ages and Stages

The Museum of Art’s St. Francis Auditorium— a sanctuary for the soul of Santa Fe—turns 100. [...]

A Different Angle

Sleeping During the Day: Vietnam, 1968, curated by Daniel Kosharek, includes thirty-three black-and-white images on view through October 1, 2017. Kosharek is photo curator at the Palace of the Governors Photo Archives, which has housed the Herbert Lotz Collection since 2008. A survey of Lotz’s personal letters from Vietnam accompanies the photographs. [...]

Drawing Near To The Divine

"SUPPOSE ONE COULD CATCH THEM BEFORE they become ‘works of art?’ Catch them hot & sudden as they rise in the mind.” In her diary, Virginia Woolf examined the stuff of thought, its shape and contours as well as its inherent slipperiness. While she was largely concerned with literature, her questions apply just as well to the visual arts. What does an idea look like before it is labored over, crafted, and shaped into a finished piece? [...]

Picturing the Future

Cultivating, weaving, and dyeing cotton were regular parts of Mo Aiqun’s childhood. Born in 1958 in the Zhuang village of Sanbao (Tian’e County, Guangxi), she began learning to sew and embroider when she was thirteen. Like many young women in her community, she arrived at her new husband’s home with quilts she made for her dowry. [...]
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