‘Colors of the Southwest’ covers open landscapes by a who’s who of NM artists

Sunset of the Rio Grande, 1939, by Emil Bisttram is an oil on canvas. (Courtesy of the New Mexico Museum of Art)

“Sunset of the Rio Grande,” 1939, by Emil Bisttram is an oil on canvas. (Courtesy of the New Mexico Museum of Art)

SANTA FE – Artists have flocked to New Mexico’s kaleidoscope of color and light for generations.

To dovetail with the city of Santa Fe’s “Summer of Color” celebration, the New Mexico Museum of Art is opening its vaults to a spectrum of open landscapes bathed in vibrant hues.

“Colors of the Southwest” opens on Friday, March 6, at the museum.

Day of the Deer Dance by Gustave Baumann, 1918, is an opaque watercolor. (Courtesy of the New Mexico Museum of Art)

“Day of the Deer Dance” by Gustave Baumann,

Article source: http://www.abqjournal.com/547949/entertainment/landscapes-exude-vibrant-colors.html

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