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Selections from the 20th Century Collection

On display through Dec 31, 2022 at the New Mexico Museum of Art

After more than a century of collecting, the New Mexico Museum of Art has become home to some of the finest examples of Southwestern.  Art by the regions most beloved artists. On the second floor of the Museum’s history building, find treasured classics and new surprises in our permanent installation form the Museum’s collection of 20th Century Art. Featuring work by members of the Taos Society of Artists, members of the Santa Fe art colony, prominent Modernists, and many others, this installation is a survey of the creative environment fostered in New Mexico over that past century.

 

Image: Peter Hurd, Portrait of Gerald Marr, 1952/1953, egg tempera on gesso and Masonite, 32 1/2 x 38 1/4 in. Collection of the New Mexico Museum of Art. Gift of Thomas Fortune Ryan III, 1993 (1993.38.1). © Hurd La Rinconada Gallery. Photo by Blair Clark.

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