One Man Exhibitions

One Man Exhibitions

Sheldon Museum of Art
Land of Enchantment: New Mexico
June 2 - August 23, 2015
12th and R Streets, Lincoln, NE 68588-0330

For thousands of years new Mexico - or more broadly the desert southwest - has hosted waves of human habitation, each with its own distinctive material culture. Situated on the north-south trade route between Colorado and Mexico and the western edge of the great plains the area’s diverse topography and population have inspired countless visual responses.
For thousands of years new Mexico - or more broadly the desert southwest - has hosted waves of human habitation, each with its own distinctive material culture. Situated on the north-south trade route between Colorado and Mexico and the western edge of the great plains the area’s diverse topography and population have inspired countless visual responses.
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Pictured is Southwest, a 37x50” oil on canvas painted by Herman Maril in 1969. Hanging to the left of a Georgia O’Keefe painting, the Maril oil was gifted to the Sheldon Museum of Art by the Herman Maril Foundation.
Pictured is Southwest, a 37x50” oil on canvas painted by Herman Maril in 1969. Hanging to the left of a Georgia O’Keefe painting, the Maril oil was gifted to the Sheldon Museum of Art by the Herman Maril Foundation.