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Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog (Rosa Silbert)

Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog (Rosa Silbert)

Santa Fe artist Rosa Silbert has claimed a small strip of park space outside the Salvador Perez Pool’s courtyard, adjacent to Alta Vista Street, as her own.  Beginning with the installation of “The Integrity of Diversity” in January 2009, Rosa has created a colorful display of art on loan that has grown to include “Sun Dance” and “Jamie’s Rainbow” (pictured here.)  Camden is impressed that “Jamie’s Rainbow” is constructed from steel rod and recycled coffee can lids! “Sun Dance” will be retired...

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Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog (Alex Barrett)

Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog (Alex Barrett)

Camden spotted this piece while driving up St. Francis Drive and just had to stop for a closer look.  Alex Barrett’s “Munch” is a real eye-catcher at nearly 7 feet tall and bright blue.  This monument piece is built with aluminum and powder-coated.  Some of the surfaces are fabricated by soldering or manipulating the metal with heat, while other portions are inflated to resemble Mylar. Wow!  Learn more at http://alexbarrettsculpture.com. Keep an eye on this corner, Alex likes to mix things up,...

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Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog (DeeAnne Wagner)

Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog (DeeAnne Wagner)

Wrapping up his visit to Entrada Park, located at the corner of Cerrillos Road and Don Diego Avenue, Camden pauses to view “Red Chair” by Santa Fe artist DeeAnne Wagner.  Originally part of the Art on Loan program, DeeAnne generously donated this eye-catching red powder-coated steel sculpture to the City’s permanent collection. Within the next year the piece will be permanently installed at a City-owned location. DeeAnne is a prolific artist whose work includes sculpture and works on...

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Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog (Greg Robertson)

Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog (Greg Robertson)

Continuing his visit to Entrada Park, Camden enjoys another art on loan piece by Albuquerque-born but Santa Fe-based artist Greg Robertson.  “Vision Passage” consists of three different types of granite: Blue Pearl granite with an Imperial Red granite “head” with Blue Pearl inlay and a Black granite base.  Measuring 9 feet tall, “Vision Passage” is hard to miss even on this busy corner. View more of Greg’s work, including some great beat-the-heat fountains, at...

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Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog (Dean Howell)

Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog (Dean Howell)

Sporting a new summertime doggie-do, Camden kicks off summer by visiting Entrada Park.  Located at the corner of Cerrillos Road and Don Diego Avenue, Entrada Park was specifically designed to accommodate a rotating display of art of loan.  Pictured here, “Slow Climb Into Space” by Santa Fe’s own Dean Howell.  This large native stone and steel sculpture was formerly on display at Amelia White Park on Old Santa Fe Trail. Installed at Entrada Park in November, the piece will remain on display...

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Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog (Andrea Bacigalupa)

Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog (Andrea Bacigalupa)

  Camden visits San Francisco de Assisi by Santa Fe legend Andrea Bacigalupa.  The piece, located outside City Hall at the corner of Marcy Street and Lincoln Avenue was acquired by the City in 1980, making it one of the oldest pieces in the collection.  It is not unusual to find someone has outfitted the prairie dog with a seasonal accessory—a warm scarf during the winter, a basket at Easter, or a mask for Halloween. Find out more at the Art in Public Places website ! Or M I C H A E L   N...

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Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog

Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog

“Bindings VIII” by Gary Beals is the new sculpture courtesy of the City of Santa Fe’s Art on Loan Program. It is on display in the front garden of the Main Library at 145 Washington Avenue. It is 100″ x 18″ x 18″, and constructed of fabricated steel and powder-coat finish. Loan is courtesy of the artist and Karan Ruhlen Gallery. Find out more at the Art in Public Places website ! Or M I C H A E L   N A M I N G H A & Camden the...

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Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog

Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog

On loan through June 30, 2011 at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, north side, adjacent to Federal Place. loan courtesy of Frederick Prescott and Prescott Studios, Inc. “Free Range Longhorn” 114″ x 125″ x 116″ Steel Frederick Prescott Life and art join to reveal a dynamic partnership in the work of Fredrick Prescott. The joy and animation seen in Prescott’s sculptures simultaneously evoke the natural world and it’s imaginary counterpart. As graphically bold and...

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Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog

Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog

On loan through June 30, 2011 at City Hall, corner of Marcy Street and Lincoln Avenue   Courtesy of the artist and the William & Joseph Gallery “Fat Happy on Stairs” 86″ x 56″ Powder coated steel Barrett Debusk Barrett DeBusk has been creating and showing art since his college days at North Texas State University, where he earned both his BFA and MFA degrees. DeBusk’s satirical look at life combined with his natural ability to create has given form to this incredible...

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Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog

Public Art Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico with Camden the Dog

“Santa Fe Current” – 2% for Public Art City of Santa Fe Permanent Collection  Located at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, south plaza, Marcy Street at Sheridan Drive   Artist Statement “Santa Fe Current” utilizes multiple forms of Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout to stimulate flowing water.  This site-specific composition of twenty-seven carved granite fish analogizes Santa Fe as a stream—fluid, vital, and forward moving. The components of this work represent the...

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