Contemporary works topic of study

“La Guadalupena” by Delilah Montoya, mixed media photo mural, 120 x 72 in., Museum purchase, 1999.7.1

     (PNAN-NM) – Opening Friday, November 19 at the New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe, “Case Studies from the Bureau of Contemporary Art” will show a number of thematic points of entry into the museum’s contemporary collection. Among the 40 more artists in the exhibition are: Dieter Appelt, Erika Blumenfeld, Louise Bourgeois, Sarah Charlesworth, Constance DeJong, Eddie Dominguez, Eva Hesse, Tom Joyce, Sol LeWitt, Agnes Martin, Ana Mendieta, Delilah Montoya, Bruce Nauman, Larry Poons, Meridel Rubenstein, Peter Sarkisian, Peter Voulkos and Joel-Peter Witkin.

     Selections of ceramics, paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture and video, in the show examines the disparate hubs of war, figuration, seriality, materiality, and the containment of nature, among other themes, as part of the constellation of work that constitutes the contemporary collection under the fictitious guise of a Bureau of Contemporary Art.

     The exhibit remains on view through March 20, 2011 and for more information, see: or call 505.476.5041.

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