Archive for June, 2013

Sirens of the Southwest Exhibition

Friday, June 14th, 2013

June 14—November 10, 2013

“In the aftermath of the First World War, artists, writers, and ethnologists flocked to the Southwest in search of an authentic American experience and restorative sense of calm. Artists from the East looked to northern New Mexico’s rustic beauty and ancient, earth-based traditions as appealing alternatives to the chaos of urban life…”

“…contemporaries of O’Keeffe like Gina Knee, Ila McAfee, and Margaret Lefranc came to northern New Mexico for reasons as varied as artistic temperaments and stylistic approaches.”

Curated by Catherine Whitney.

Philbrook Museum of Art

Downtown Exhibition

Tulsa, Oklahoma