As much as I love
I find something magical in the desert landscapes of the Southwest.
So do many artists.
Santa Fe, New Mexico has been a Mecca for artists since the early 20th
century. To see the impact of art on this small community, visit “Southwestern
Allure: The Arts of the Santa Fe Art Colony” at Boca Raton Museum of Art at
through Dec. 29. Mizner Park
It is a simply gorgeous, uplifting and educational exhibit by some of the best-known
artists, such as Georgia O’Keefe, Stuart Davis, Andrew Dasburg and Marsden
Hartley, as well as some you may never have heard of. The exhibit was organized
by the museum and independent curator Dr. Valerie Ann Leeds, who specializes in
art of this period. After its Boca Raton run,
the exhibit travels to the Museum of Art in Orlando and the
New Mexico Museum of Art in . Santa Fe,
For something completely different, check out the rodeo-themed cowgirl exhibit “Nancy Davidson: Let ‘Er Buck” and the humorous yet touching photo essay, “The Real Story of the Superheroes” by Dulce Pinzon.
The museum has also instituted an “Art of Wine” series pairing fine wines with art and artists displayed in the galleries.
Call 561-392-2500 or go to www.bocamuseum.org for more information.