Public protests once filled the same streets now transformed into block parties. Photojournalists captured the impromptu gatherings and spontaneous joy that emerged in the distinct style of each city.
Gunshots were fired outside of the Albuquerque Museum as members of a right-wing militia infiltrated an attempt to remove a statue of New Mexico’s colonial governor, Juan de Oñate.
As part of the Warhol Foundation’s $1.6 million relief efforts, 516 ARTS will use its Fulcrum Fund to support New Mexico artists whose incomes have been affected by the coronavirus.
The US government attorney supports 18-month sentences and fines for the accused, but in many ways the damage is done, casting both real and fake Native American artworks into doubt.
The con gathered artists, writers, illustrators, and fans in one place to celebrate and discover contemporary Native nerd culture. It also served as a corrective.
ALBUQUERQUE — Students and activists at the University of New Mexico have renewed an almost 50-year-old effort to abolish colonial imagery on campus, beginning with the school’s official seal.
ALBUQUERQUE — Mel Chin’s “The Potential Project,” represented by an installation at 516 Arts, embodies the teetering ambiguities of “first world” philanthropy.
Does a city with no residents need public art? Absolutely, according to University of New Mexico (UNM) adjunct professor Sherri Brueggemann, who first heard about the Center for Innovation, Testing, and Evaluation (CITE) plan last year.
ALBUQUERQUE — Writer, curator, and (now) gallery owner Nancy Zastudil summarized her experience opening a commercial art gallery in Albuquerque with one Facebook post.