LAND/ART EXHIBITIONS this weekend and beyond

Thursday, July 30, 6-8pm
at the South Broadway Cultural Center, 1025 Broadway SE, 505-848-1323,
July 30 – August 31

The South Broadway Cultural Center presents the opening reception for Elements, featuring artists Matthew Cohen, Rhiannon Mercer and Yulia Pinkusevich. Each artist explores an unconventional interpretation of land through painting, drawing and photography. Curated by Augustine Romero.

Saturday, August 1, 4-6pm (preceding reception at 516 ARTS)
Equation: a balanced state? (documentation)
at THE LAND/gallery, 419 Granite Ave NW, Albuquerque, 505-242-1501,
August 1 – September 19

The five artists featured in Equation: a balanced state? at 516 ARTS are working with two additional locations: the rural worksite and exhibition space at THE LAND/an art site near Mountainair, New Mexico; and THE LAND/gallery space in downtown Albuquerque. Support materials, documentation and ephemera related to the artists’ projects will be on display at THE LAND/gallery in Albuquerque.

Saturday, August 1, 6-8pm
Air cube +
a global perspective
presented by Richard Levy Gallery, 514 Central Ave. SW, 505-766-9888,
June 19 – August 28, 2009

Opening reception for seven contemporary environmental artists: Lisa K. Blatt (San Francisco), Ben Delevoye (Paris), Nicole Dextras (Vancouver), Diagram (Stockholm), Katie Holten (New York), Christine Weir (Los Angeles) and Matthew McConville (Baltimore) at Richard Levy Gallery. This exhibition focuses on the transient relationship between nature and man. Each artist explores, manipulates, and records the environment in very diverse ways. More details

Saturday, August 1, 1-4pm
Receptions for: Botanical Watercolors by Nan Simpson; Basketweavings of Indigenous New Mexico Flora by Susan Gutt; Reading Rivers by Basia Irland

at the City of Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Blvd NW Albuquerque, 505-897-8831,

Saturday, August 1, 2pm
Artist Basia Irland presents a talk about her projects at the Open Space Visitor Center.

Sunday, August 2, 2pm on
Equation: a balanced state? (site projects)
at THE LAND/an art site, Mountainair, call for directions at 505-242-1501, or email

Outdoor, site-specific work by the artists in Equation: a balanced state? is on view at THE LAND/an art site near Mountainair, a rural 40-acre art site located 80 miles from Albuquerque. The artists have worked with the art site as an outdoor studio or laboratory–a place to reflect, experiment, collect materials and create.

Through November 1
Spiral Resonance Field
an art installation by David Wood
presented by the Albuquerque International Balloon Museum

Connecting earth and sky, and providing an ever-changing experience with the movement of the sun, wind, light and dark, Spiral Resonance Field is a large outdoor sculpture by Nashville artist and Vanderbilt University professor of philosophy David Wood. The piece is located immediately north of the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum. It "emerges" at the Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Fe as a small spiral and also at Mountainair, knitting together all three LAND/ART sites.
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