• “Site Santa Fe”

    SITE Santa Fe

    New Mexico has always been about tourists—one way or another. It was settled by them, and kept alive economically for centuries (Spaniards, Old Mexicans, Texans, and Californians, in order of appearance). So it’s fitting, in a way, that “SITE Santa Fe,” Santa Fe’s new biennial, was curated by tourists (Bruce Ferguson and Vincent Varga) for tourists (the “contemporary art world,” whoever that is nowadays). And since “place” seems to be the theme of choice for international-scale exhibitions this year, “SITE Santa Fe” carries the subtitle “Longing and Belonging: From the Faraway Nearby.” Which

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