Monday, March 30, 2009

THE LAND/gallery: Opening a Book: Environmental Artists' Books, April 4 - May 15

THE LAND/an art site, Inc. presents OPENING A BOOK: ENVIRONMENTAL ARTISTS' BOOKS @ THE LAND/gallery, 419 Granite Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. (505) 242-1501. April 4 - May 15, 2009.

Opening reception April 4, 6-9 pm. Email: Website:

Gallery hours: Thursday and Saturday 11-5 and by appointment.


ENVIRONMENTAL ARTISTS' BOOKS presents work by artists from New Mexico and around the country, each uniquely exploring the artist's book as medium for addressing ideas about the environment. The show, curated by J. A. Lee, will feature altered and sculptural books, works of visual poetry, books built around process and performance, and other formally innovative works by David Abel, Kathy Bruce, Abigail Doan, Basia Irland, Mary Ellen Long, Alastair Noble, mARK oWEns, Maria Delgado Rooks, Marilyn Stablein, Beata Wehr and Margaret Whiting.

THE LAND/gallery is operated by THE LAND/an art site, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides opportunities for environmental artists to work in New Mexico and to engage and educate the public about the environment through their work. THE LAND/an art site also maintains a forty-acre site in the Manzano Mountains devoted exclusively to site-specific, environmentally low-impact, land-based art.

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