July Object of the Month

Jul 25, 2019, 11:30am

Raymond Jonson’s Cañon de Chelly not only brings forth the artist’s experience of his adopted Southwest, but also his continual, progressive foray into abstract forms, his use of musical metaphors to compose his works, and his desire to use art to transcend the physical to the spiritual. In it we see evidence of Jonson’s belief that art could be “a rhythmic whole which moves and calls forth the spirit of each object used.” Join Docent Gail Paredes-Ewen as we explore the rhythm of the earth and discuss this artist’s influences and ideas about modern art.

Public Presentations for July:

Saturday, July 6, 2019, 11:30am-12pm, North Wing, Tooker Gallery
Thursday, July 18, 2019, 11:30am-12pm, North Wing, Tooker Gallery
Thursday, July 25, 2019, 11:30am-12pm, North Wing, Tooker Gallery

Image credit: Raymond Jonson, Cañon de Chelly (Canyon de Chelly), 1928 and 1972. Oil and sand on canvas. Museum purchase with funds provided by an anonymous donor. © University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque.

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