Back in the Saddle

Untitled-1Back in the Saddle
February 8 – September 15, 2013
New Mexico artists have incorporated horses in their Southwestern imagery since the 1880s. These paintings, photographs, prints, and drawings capture the changing spirit of Southwest Art. Horse imagery during the twentieth century became an icon of the region, reflecting its ethnic diversity, and changing aesthetic styles.

New Mexico artists have incorporated horses in their Southwestern imagery since the 1880s. These paintings, photographs, prints, and drawings capture the changing spirit of Southwest Art. Horse imagery during the twentieth century became an icon of the region, reflecting its ethnic diversity, and changing aesthetic styles.

The exhibition is curated by John Torres Nez, Ph.D., Southwest Indian Art Association, and Joseph Traugott, Ph.D., New Mexico Museum of Art.

Image: Gerald Cassidy, The Passing Storm, Navajo Country, before 1934, oil on canvas. Collection New Mexico Museum of Art. Gift of Mrs. Emory Stedman in memory of her husband, 1941.