Torii Ippo (1930 – 2011) began his career in bamboo arts at the age of 20. This exhibition is a retrospective, showcasing twelve masterworks, including Torii’s first Nitten submission, Bond, 1981, and the last piece he completed, Spring Tide, which was posthumously exhibited in the Modern Craft Artists Exhibition in 2012.
Torii’s work is in collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens; De Young Museum; Asian Art Museum San Francisco; Nishio City Museum, Japan; and Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Albuquerque Museum hosts Another World: The Transcendental Painting Group, June 26 – September 26, 2021. Initiated in Taos in 1938, the Transcendental Painting Group formed to explore a heightened vision of the American landscape. They did so by employing free-wheeling symbols and imagery, drawn from the collective unconscious to depict a transfigured, spiritually alive America. These artists sought to evoke sensuous, synesthetic experiences of nature and the cosmos, often using references to music and esoteric philosophies. This exhibit seeks … Read More
The Northern New Mexico Fine Arts and Crafts Guild present the Cathedral Park Fine Arts and Crafts Fair, September 18 & 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The renowned art and craft fair is back in Cathedral Park for all your gift-buying needs, whether for yourself or those around you. Chat with the artists and enjoy an open-air fine-art-buying experience with wood inlay, pottery, jewelry, painting, fiber arts and more. This fabulous and beloved fine arts fair is located … Read More
The Museum of Indian Arts + Culture breaks the boundaries of what is deemed traditional Indigenous art, with Clearly Indigenous, May 16, 2021 – June 2022. Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass, is a groundbreaking exhibit of works in glass by 33 Indigenous artists, plus leading glass artist Dale Chihuly who introduced glass art to Indian Country. The two-pronged exhibition focuses on how Native artists have melded ancestral ways with new methods and materials in glass, while concurrently examining … Read More