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Character In Context Show


Gregory Manchess

I’ve just experienced one of the most exciting contemporary exhibits of illustration in recent years. I had to postpone the next installment of my Wizard of Oz series to tell you about it. The Character In Context Show opened to the public on June 7th at the A. R. Mitchell Museum in Trinidad, Colorado. The show is curated by fellow illustrator, Elliot Lang. The exhibit showcases one hundred seventy-five original works by a broad range…

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Moore O’Keeffe


Kristine Poole

June 6, 2024 - Pictures from an exhibition: not so long ago, Colin and I visited the Albuquerque Museum of Fine Art. The exhibit juxtaposed an unlikely pair of artists: Henry Moore and Georgia O'Keeffe. One of the interesting things I learned was how similar many aspects of their lives were, from their time of birth to their career trajectory. As the show statement puts it: "artists who shared a vision and pioneering approach to Modernism through their use of natural forms. Over the course of their lives, both artists relocated from urban centers to rural locations surrounded by open landscapes and amassed vast personal collections of animal skulls, bones, gnarled driftwood, stones and coiled seashells, which inspired their most important creations" That kind of makes them both kindred spirits to many of us. [caption id="attachment_76401" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] A…

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