The New Mexico Museum of Art Shows The Prints of Gustave Baumann

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artwork: Gustave Baumann - "Study for Processional", 1930 - Opaque Watercolor. The New Mexico Museum of Art, in Santa Fe. On view in the Governor’s Gallery at the New Mexico State Capitol in "Gustave Baumann: Painter, Printmaker, and Puppeteer" until September 2nd.


Santa Fe, NM – The New Mexico Museum of Art is presenting two exhibitions this summer celebrating Gustave Baumann, his prodigious creativity, and his love for New Mexico. On view through September 2nd in the Governor’s Gallery at the New Mexico State Capitol is “Gustave Baumann: Painter, Printmaker, and Puppeteer”, and opening July 1st at the New Mexico Museum of Art is “The Prints of Gustave Baumann”. Both exhibitions were curated by Merry Scully, curator of the Governor’s Gallery. “The Prints of Gustave Baumann”, will remain on display at the museum until December. Gustave Baumann lived in Santa Fe until his death in 1971. Many of Baumann’s most popular prints depict the Southwestern landscape and regional traditions of his beloved New Mexico.