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  • Santa Fe and Taos

    Various Venues

    The three New Mexico artists showing at the Barn Gallery Annex were the jurors for the 1963 New Mexico Artists Biennial. They fold up their tents about a week before the Biennial opens. Of the three, Janet Lippincott is the only full-time painter. Ralph Lewis teaches art at the University of New Mexico, with a personal leaning towards the crafts and Eugene Smith is the director of the progressive Roswell Museum and Art Center. This show, primarily land­scapes, sets them up visually as scape­goats for the freshly rejected Biennial entrants. Lewis’ garish color and Smith’s repetitious brush-strokes

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