Keyword: folk art
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New Mexico artist Arlene Cisneros Sena creates contemporary retablos in traditional form to express pride in her heritage. Sena's works make innovative use of natural pigments, while her soft, graceful lines and delicately applied gold leaf render familiar imagery in an immediately recognizable, personal style, an online statement reads. more
As quietly as a humble ritual you might witness in a colonial capilla, a new exhibit is opening without fanfare this weekend at the Millicent Rogers Museum, one that offers a look at Hispanic Colonial folk art that may surprise, delight and certainly enlighten. more
To understand what a retablo is, one needs to look at the history of New Mexico and how the Catholic faith shaped the lives of the people here, both colonizers and Natives. First, … more
Every season has its traditions, and autumn has more than its share. Homecomings, harvests, pumpkins and the enticing aroma of hot spiced apple cider share the crisp fall air with a … more
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