Not only is Roswell the Dairy Capital of the Southwest (not the world, as reader Scooter LaHooter helpfully pointed out), it’s also home to a pocket of fine art goodness, with not an ET in sight.The Roswell Museum and Art Center has a good collection of Indian artifacts:
Plus it’s got the big guns in Georgia O’Keeffe:
And Marsden Hartley:
And though I’m a huge O’Keeffe fan (okay, fanatic), I generally like my art a little wilder. RMAC had a lot of that, too, and no, don’t ask me who the artists are, I just took pictures. And yes, I know I’m a terrible blogger because I didn’t take notes. I’ll drink my way through my shame later, but here’s some cool stuff for your ocular satisfaction:
I think this is Larry Bob Phillips, though you can’t pity him for having three first names when the work is this great:
Lastly, there was this:
On Friday, we’ll visit Deming, NM, which also has a worthwhile museum, but theirs is scary. I’ll just say this: there are mannequins involved. See you then.