Review of recent exhibit at Eight Modern Gallery in Santa Fe, NM Katherine Lee, “Exterior 13, New Mexico” “Mind the Gap” is a warning phrase and a reminder to passengers in the London Underground of the significant—and potentially dangerous—space between the train door and the station platform. To “Mind the Gap” means that one does … Read more
I am hoping through research and experimentation to glean some understanding of our own tribally specific painting traditions. – Artist America Meredith Review “From the Woodlands,” paintings, drawings and prints by America Meredith and Sallyann Paschall, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, through Feb. 27, Fort Lewis College Art Gallery, 247-7167 Swedish-Cherokee America Meredith’s “Wingspan” is acrylic … Read more
State proposes slashing budget by Leanne Goebel Imagine Durango without the arts. No music festivals, no dance, no theater, no art galleries, no children’s programs, no singing, no film festivals, no sculpture, no debates in the newspaper about differing perspectives, and probably no opportunity to read this article, because without the arts, there’s no need … Read more
The American Record Guide calls Ian Hobson, who will play in Durango on Jan. 18, “oneof the finest pianists of his generation.” Hobson will perform at the Community Concert Hall as part of the Adams Foundation PianoRecital program of the San Juan Symphony. In 1981, Hobson won first prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition, … Read more
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Art sales figures show interesting declines in the markets. A Feb. 16, 2009 article in The Telegraph stated that Sotheby’s ($5.3 billion) inched ahead of Christie’s ($5.1 billion) in global art sales last year. Both figures, however, are down from the previous year, when Christie’s was ahead by $6.3 billion to Sotheby’s $6.2 billion. “At … Read more
What Goes Around Comes Around Artist Ken Lindstrom wanted to create a temporary public art piece—sixteen plastic spirals to honor sixteen years of Art Walk, an annual event showcasing the visual and performing arts in Salida, Colorado. But when Lindstrom contacted the city planning office, he learned he couldn’t erect art on city property without … Read more