From art to ac­tivism

Writer Lucy R. Lip­pard

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, . nd First Lad a ong-runn ng r Span­ish colo­nial art scholar E Boyd, ar­chi­tect John Gaw eem, oth­ers for the first an­nual Gov­er­nor’s war s or . nd su or­ters of the arts are a vi­tal part of New Mex­ico’s his­tory and iden­tity, and the yearly event rec­og­nizes t e as n - men s o ’ r reneurs, and lu­mi­nar­ies. In that fol­lowed the pre­mier award cer­e­mony, New Mex­ico’s play­wrights, po­ets, mu­si­cians, ac­tors, an sto­ryte ers we , , rs hoto ra hers, and oth­ers who rt. Those artists, in turn, have stoo es e ma­jor donors, arts ed­u­ca­tors, founders of cul­tural in­sti­tu­tions, an more Alice King es­tab­lished

n r , . , rnor a s trib­ute to gu tar v rtu­oso Bruce Dun­lap, bronze sculp­tor Cur­tis Fort, ceramist Jody Naranjo, who re­ceive awards in the In­di­vid­ual Artists cat­e­gory. T ose w o are ntr u ors the Arts this year in­clude writer and ac­tivist Lucy Lip­pard, the Meow and Santa Fe Opera donors Dan and Ash­lyn Perry. In­ter­na­tion­ally rec­og­nize g ass art s a in the cat­e­gory of Lead­er­ship in the Arts. i ient is nom­i­nated by ei­ther an in­di­vid­ual or an arts or­ga­ni­za­tion. The nom­i­na­tions are re­viewe y a com New Mex­ico Arts Com­mis­sion, whose rec­om­men­da­tions are fi­nally he ro ram is man­aged by New Mex­ico Arts, a divi­sion of the Depart­ment o u ura . Gov­er­nor’s Awards for Ex­cel­lence in the Arts cer­e­mony is held at .m. o , . , Mex­ico Mu­seum of Art’s St. Fran­cis Au­di­to­rium (107 W. a ace ve. . cedes the event at 3:30 p.m. at the Gov­er­nor’s Gallery of the State Capi­tol 490 Old Santa e ra , w n ex­hibit through Dec. 7. Both events are ree. a s read more about the awardees in the fol­low­ing pages. —

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