Michael Falco, Antietam Gun Smoke In The Cornfield, 2012, Giclée print, 20" x 24"
Photo: the artist and David Richard Gallery Since the origins of the art form in the 1800s, New Mexico has held an important place in the brief history of photography. The short list of major figures who created many of the most iconic or significant images of their careers in New Mexico is impressive. Timothy O'Sullivan, Paul Strand, Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Eliot Porter,
Meridel Rubenstein in Studio Photo by Eric Swanson Small of stature and big on ideas, lively, talkative. and more than a little impishly intellectual, Meridel Rubenstein has for four decades successfully pushed the boundaries of post-modernism in photography and installation through original photo-processes, and a socially active, post-feminist (dare we say, humanist) figurative engagement with environmental issues. Or as the artist succinctly puts it when asked about the g
David Solomon's super quirky paintings just got even better. Maybe it's new aerodynamic aluminum supports. Maybe this new plateau is just as inevitable result of dedication, action and praxis. Maybe his amorous world is on an upswing, or his heart has been dashed to the rocks. Whatever it is and for whatever reason, he's in full swing, full stream ahead, and it all bodies well. While Solomon's paintings have long exhibited a disarming sense of vulnerability, plumbing stra