Two concurrent exhibitions -“The Clemmer Collection:  A History of New Mexico Print Artists” and “Marie Romero Cash: A New Mexico Santera’s Works on Canvas” opened last week to great response and interest. Both exhibits run through September 30th. The Clemmer Collection is an exhibition of graphic media spanning the period from the late 19th through the ...
William Frej’s most recent book, “Blurred Boundaries: Perspectives On Rock Art Of The Greater Southwest,” has recently won a number of awards, including both  Best Photography Book and the Jury’s Choice Award (one of only three awardees) from the National Indies Excellence Awards.  The book also won the Oliver Award for excellence in rock art photography ...
Elliott Green (b. 1960)Seed-Water, 2016Oil on canvas60 x 36 inchesSigned and dated verso  Elliott Green was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1960. He attended the University of Michigan, where he studied World literature and Art history. He moved to New York City in 1981 and has been making paintings ever since.After spending a year in Rome in 2012, ...
hello Guido Reni, attr. (1575-1642)Madonna che allatta il Bambino (Nursing Madonna and Child with an Angel) c. 1609 Oil on canvas22 x 25 inches31 x 34.4 inches framedProvenance:Private collection, NJPrivate collection, Stamford, CTPrivate collection, Washington, DC Some time in 1702, Pope Clement XI asked the painter Giuseppe Ghezzi to organize an exhibition of select paintings in the galleries ...
Herbert Bayer (1900-1985) Four Progressive Circles, 1970 watercolor/gouache on paper15 x 15 inches; 31 x 31 inches framed Signed, dated and numbered lower right hello Herbert Bayer was born in Austria, where he entered into an apprenticeship under the architect and designer Georg Smidthammer, with whom Bayer learned drawing, painting, and architectural drafting, inspired by nature and without formal knowledge of art history. In ...
Vance Kirkland (1904-1981) Red Mountain, 1947  watercolor on paper 30 x 22 inches 38.5 x 30.5 inches framed Signed and dated lower right Provenance: Private collection, Denver, CO As an artist and educator, Vance Kirkland almost singlehandedly brought modern art to Denver. At a time when conservative tastes ruled, he came to Colorado and worked in a manner ...
John Grillo(1917-2014) Monster, 1954 Oil on canvas  24.75 x 20 inches26 x 21.25 inches framed Provenance:Estate of the ArtistThe Grillo Revocable Trust “Abstract painting is on a level with music. It’s a physical outburst from your whole being. It’s not the idea that is created and then you start painting. It’s always a challenge to shape something from ...
James Brooks (1906-1992) Reneel, 1967-68-74  Acrylic on canvas   60 x 72 inches Signed lower left; signed and dated ‘1967-68-74’ verso Exhibited: Gruenebaum Gallery, Ltd., New York Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles James Brooks began his career as a Social Realist artist, but later adopted an abstract style and became associated with the so-called New York School and the ...
Robert Slutzky (1929-2005)Tableau, 1977 Acrylic on canvas  70 x 70 inchesSigned, titled, and dated verso “…the longer you look, the more you find; the more you find, the longer you look. It’s a nice reverse equation.Painting is perceptual music. It has to do with the retina. In music you need an ear for sound. In painting you need an eye for ...
Peter Miller (Henrietta Myers) (1913-1996) Soaring,  1937/1938 Oil on canvas   25 x  30 inches 26 .125  x 31.125 inches framed Provenance: Estate of the Artist “To say that I want to study art simply because I love it seems both sentimental and inadequate, but I can give no other reason.To be constantly aware of loveliness of ...