Western Eyes: 20th Century Art Here and Now, New Mexico Museum of Art, March 12, 2022 – Jan 8, 2023

Western Eyes: 20th Century Art Here and Now explores regional developments of modernism including American realism, Indigenous modernism and Native American art, and Mexican modernism. The show highlights southwestern modernist painting and sculpture and display stylistic developments including abstract expressionism, minimalism, and pop. This exhibition illustrates how the museum’s collection is representative of these significant art historical moments and how the modern artists of New Mexico have always engaged with significant trends on a national and international level.

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Western Eyes: 20th Century Art Here and Now


Mar 12 2022 - Jan 08 2023


10:00 am - 5:00 pm


New Mexico Museum of Art
107 West Palace Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87501