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LYNN BOGGESS

Lynn Boggess | Solo Exhibition
Opening Friday, February 24th, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Exhibition on display through March 25th, 2017
KENT WILLIAMS
Kent Williams, Tomorrow

KENT WILLIAMS

Tomorrow, oil on linen, 48 x 48

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Kent Williams, The Mayan

KENT WILLIAMS

The Mayan, oil on linen, 28 x 22

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Francis Di Fronzo, Tie Dye

KENT WILLIAMS

Tie Dye, oil on linen, 24 x 20

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Lynn Boggess | Solo Exhibition

Lynn Boggess | Solo Exhibition opens on February 24th.  Join us from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. during the Last Friday Art Walk in the Railyard Arts District and view his most recent work.
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Preview our artwork on your wall with our new augmented reality!

We now offer augmented reality to preview artwork in your space.  Contact us for further information if you would like to visualize artwork from EVOKE Contemporary artists virtually placed upon your walls.  We offer this service complimentary to new clients for up to 3 artwork placements and up to six complimentary placements for repeat collectors.  Augmented reality can make it easier to make important art selections by presenting the artwork in any environment in real-time.
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Our scheduled exhibitions are now online

Please check our  current exhibitions  page to view the 2017 schedule.

Visit our new online Store!

At our new online Store we offer a diverse selection of art books, publications and original artworks priced under $2,000.  We will offer season specials and offers available only through the store, so keep an eye on the updates each month.  See our February special below.

Special Promotion starting in February in support of love + art.  We offer complimentary shipping and chocolates with every order of $100 or over (use promo code: LOVE) during the entire month of February through our  online store

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Javier Marín Film


Visit the studio of acclaimed international sculptor Javier Marín in this beautifully shot short film. Learn all about his art from modeling to casting, and get a behind the scenes window into his creative process.

During three decades of work Javier Marín has developed a distinguished career as a visual artist that includes, to date, more than 90 solo exhibitions and 200 collective shows in Mexico, Latin America, the United States, Europe and Asia, in venues such as the Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome, Italy; the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels; Royal Palace of Milan, Italy; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, USA; Museo de Arte Colonial de Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia; Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca, Mexico; Amparo Museum, Puebla, Mexico; Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris, France; Museo del Palacio des Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico; among many others.

In 2008 Marín was honored with top prize at the Third International Beijing Biennial and was awarded a prestigious project for the Zacatecas Cathedral (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) in Mexico. In 2010 his monumental altarpiece in Zacatecas was unveiled and he also presented sculptures in Shanghai (World Expo 2010) and Brussels (Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium).

Marín’s artworks demonstrate remarkable knowledge of the human form garnered from years of drawing directly from the figure. He began sculpting exclusively in clay, later moving to bronze. In recent years the artist has embraced innovative methods such as combining polyester resin with organic materials such as seeds, tobacco, soil or dried meat fibers.

Process is an obvious passion for Marín — spikes of bronze are often left exposed to show the paths of molten metal flowing into the cast figure. During the creation of a work, words might be inscribed quickly into the raw clay, holes gauged, or support structures left exposed. It is this deliberate coarseness combined with Marín’s elegant classical approach to the figure that give his sculptures such power and substance.
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new work by JAVIER MARÍN on display


Maqueta reflejo VII
bronze and resin, 28 x 10.25 x 52 high
base, 32.5 x 19.5 x 31.5 high, (edition 8 of 8)

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The New Mexican’s Weekly Magazine of Arts, Entertainment & Culture, Friday, January 6, 2017 has selected Julie Speed’s artwork for its front cover, as well as, a four page art review written by Michael Abatemarco.
In the gouache and collage paintings of multimedia artist Julie Speed, inanity and folly interrupt the mundane, heightening the drama of otherwise unremarkable moments. A tearoom becomes the setting for an act of torture, for instance, and a parlor scene becomes a surreal conflation of incongruities. The parlor scene, a painting called Hammerhead, depicts two women sitting on a sofa beneath historic Japanese art prints and an image of the Pietà. One woman is reading, while the other is grasping at a writhing hammerhead shark. You can wonder at the work’s possible meanings, but for Speed, meanings are subjective.
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2016 Best of Santa Fe: one of the top three contemporary art galleries in Santa Fe
Santa Fe Reporter readers have selected Evoke Contemporary as one of the top three contemporary art galleries in Santa Fe.
Thank you Santa Fe and Santa Fe Reporter! We are honored and grateful for your appreciation and support.
Over 250,000 votes by over 17,000 readers were cast in the final round of 2016 Best of Santa Fe voting.