Nicolai Fechin Exhibition in Taos, NM

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Eya in Peasant Blouse – 1933*

The Taos Art Museum in Nicolai Fechin’s former home is holding a new exhibition of the artists work. Fechin, originally from Kazan, emigrated to New York in 1923. After contracting tuberculosis, he moved to the American southwest seeking a drier climate. He is known for his saturated, decorative depictions of Native Americans and the desert landscape.

Intimate and International: The Art of Nicolai Fechin features 30 drawings and 25 paintings and runs from April 12 to September 21, 2014

Link to exhibition website

 

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Author: Barry O'Keefe

Artist/printmaker from Richmond, Va

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