In Durango, art students are not always exposed to the newest, most avant-garde work from the finest galleries and museums in New York, London and around the world. One will not find a fine art video or audio installation at FLC. (That may be problematic for students who want to pursue their MFAs, as new media art is everywhere.) What one will find is strong, elemental and basic design skills from the graphic students who show an eye for color, negative space and typesetting.
The magic realism of John Bonath’s photo-digital art.
Gregory Euclide featured on the cover of Art Ltd. eco issue. Article by Leanne Goebel.
Pagosa seeks new home for arts council was published December 11, 2009 in the Durango Herald. The Pagosa Springs Town Council voted unanimously Nov. 3 to demolish this log cabin that was home to the Pagosa Springs Arts Council, leaving the organization without a home. New video and drawings flaunt dystopias from adobeairstream February 13,…
Andrea Modica at BMOCA, Stephen Batura at Robischon Gallery and Monroe Hodder and Debra Salopek at William Havu Gallery
For me, this is Petley’s strongest work to date and I look forward to seeing where this new exploration takes her. She’s no longer fighting the landscape elements in her art and she’s making her process evident while still playing with light and layers and reflections.
A blogger since July 2005 Leanne Goebel has moved her blog to wordpress. Her preferred subject matter continues to be contemporary art and culture based in or connected to the Rocky Mountain West and Southwest.
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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…