Exhibit - Nuestros Maestros: The Legacy of Abad E. Lucero (1909-2009)
In honor of Abad Eloy Lucero - one of the greatest artist to have ever New Mexico - and his mind-numbing artistic talents which included making beautiful hand-joined furniture and hardware from recycling car parts and bullet casing as well as sculpting, photography and painting, National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum will present this exhibit.
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National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum
1701 4th St. SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104
Albuquerque New Mexico
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The exhibition, Nuestros Maestros: The Legacy of Abad E. Lucero, is the second in a series in the Community Art Gallery at the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s (NHCC) Art Museum, and will open on Friday April 13, 2012 with a reception from 6-8 pm. The series honors artists that have passed who held deep community connections and made tremendous contributions to Hispanic arts in New Mexico. Abad Eloy Lucero was a renaissance man in New Mexico art history. He was a master of all different types of media. Best-known for making exquisite hand-joined furniture, he also made his own hardware, often recycling car parts and bullet casings to do so. Lucero didn’t stop there, he was a sculptor, photographer and painter- creating art well into his nineties. In celebration of New Mexico’s centennial we honor Abad Lucero who was born before New Mexico achieved statehood and passed before we could share his legacy. The exhibition will run through January 2013.Price: $3 Adults, $2 seniors, free for children 16 & under. Free on Sundays. * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information Dates and Times: April 13, 2012 - January 31, 2013 onTuesday 10:00AM-5:00PMWednesday 10:00AM-5:00PMThursday 10:00AM-5:00PMFriday 10:00AM-5:00PMSaturday 10:00AM-5:00PMSunday 10:00AM-5:00PM
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