Marsden Hartley (1877 – 1943), El Santo, 1919, oil on canvas, 36 x 32 in. Collection of the New Mexico Museum of Art. Anonymous gift from a friend of Southwest art, 1919 (523.23P) Photograph by Blair Clark
Tom Lea (1907 – 2001), Employment in Public Works, 1934, oil on Masonite, 36 x 40 in. On long term loan to New Mexico Museum of Art from the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U.S. General Services Administration (2835.23P) Photograph by Blair Clark
Artists as diverse as E. Irving Couse, Joseph Henry Sharp, T.C. Cannon, Agnes Martin, Maria Martinez and Georgia O’Keeffe share the museum’s Clarke Gallery for New Mexico Art Tells New Mexico History. This exhibition, culled from the New Mexico Museum of Art’s collection, tells the many stories which make up New Mexico through the eyes of some of this state’s most respected artists. The exhibition opens at the New Mexico Museum of Art on February 1, 2014.