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Her­bert Bayer: Chro­matic Amass­ment 1971, acrylic on can­vas

Pey­ton Wright Gallery, 237 E. Palace Ave., 505-989-9888 The gallery presents Sym­phony of Color ,an ex­hi­bi­tion of works by Pey­ton Wright es­tate artists Her­bert Bayer, Oskar Fischinger, Sewell Sill­man, James Hil­leary, Vi­vian Spring­ford, and Stan­ton Macdon­ald-Wright. The ex­hibit is held in con­junc­tion with the city­wide Sum­mer of Color art cam­paign, and in­cludes paint­ings, sculp­ture, and works on pa­per. The show is on view through June.

Jeff Hand: Black Shoes 2015, wa­ter­color

Somers Jew­elry and Sculp­ture, 125 E. Palace Ave., Suite 137, 505-780-5611 Us­ing felt and fur as well as mo tra­di­tional medi­ums, Jeff Hand cre­ates vi­brant, two- and three di­men­sional post-Pop art­works that re­flect is­sues of con­tempo art and so­ci­ety. His ex­hi­bi­tion SELF: Por­trait of an Artist in His Mid­dle Ages opens Fri­day, June 12, with a 5 p.m. re­cep­tion.

Cissie Lud­low: Room 333, De Var­gas Ho­tel Se­ries 1984, archival pig­ment ink print

Phil Space, 1410 Sec­ond St., 505-983-7945 An ex­hi­bi­tion of pho­tog­ra­pher Cissie Lud­low’s works, At Last, opens Tues­day, June 16, with a 5 p.m. re­cep­tion. Lud­low’s pho­to­graphs ex­plore themes of moth­er­hood and doc­u­ment punk fash­ions, lo­ca­tion shots from cult film direc­tor John Wa­ters’ movie sets, and the De Var­gas Ho­tel (now the Ho­tel St. Fran­cis). The ret­ro­spec­tive show cov­ers four decades in Lud­low’s ca­reer.

Brad­ford J. Sala­mon: Mer­curochrome 2015, oil on can­vas

Gi­a­cobbe-Fritz Fine Art, 702 Canyon Road, 505-986 -1156 Although he is known for his por­traits of artists, mu­si­cians, and writ­ers, Brad­ford J. Sala­mon’s new works are pain­terly com­po­si­tions that in­clude images of vin­tage ob­jects such as an­tique ra­dios, type­writ­ers, medicine bot­tles, tins, fur­ni­ture, and clas­sic cars. “I will paint peo­ple for­ever, as they are al­ways im­por­tant to me,” he writes. “But my fas­ci­na­tion with inan­i­mate ob­jects and the sto­ries they tell bring me back to a dif­fer­ent time when it makes me move into the mind­set of a designer or in­ven­tor who thought with 1920 ref­er­ences. Old glass bot­tles, iconog­ra­phy, out-of-date sewing ma­chines, their shapes, and how they work stim­u­late me to see the world with fresh per­cep­tions.” An ex­hibit of his paint­ings opens with a 5 p.m. re­cep­tion on Fri­day, June 12.

Ruth Tat­ter: An­cient His­tory: Crowned Crane and Dusky Sea­side Spar­row 2015, wa­ter­color

Marigold Arts, 424 Canyon Road, 505-982-4142 Ruth Tat­ter’s new wa­ter­col­ors of en­dan­gered species range from the fig­u­ra­tive to the ab­stract as she in­cor­po­rates pat­terns, lines, and colors de­rived from the ap­pear­ance and habi­tats of the an­i­mals that in­spire her work. Dis­ap­pear­ing Act, an ex­hibit of her paint­ings, opens Fri­day, June 12, with a 5 p.m. re­cep­tion.

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