O’Keeffe was the first American artist to practice pure abstraction, and she remained true to her vision during her seven-decade career, always finding the abstract in nature and painting images with subtle nuances of color, shape, and light. During her early career, she produced a series of charcoal drawings that she mailed to a friend in New York City. The friend showed them to the Continue reading →
As you near Abiquiú you enter a landscape rich with vast vistas, multicolored sandstone canyons with towering red and yellow cliffs that soar to fifteen hundred feet, and rocky, table-topped mesas— Continue reading →
A Darcy McClain fan once asked me if I knew that Canyon Road was in Santa Fe? Yes, I certainly do, but I see the long, narrow, one-way road as an artistic subculture, a haven onto itself, so in my mind I’ve always separated the two.Photo: Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, New Mexico.