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stay at home onine photography auction

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Join us for our first Obscura Gallery online auction! #StayAtHome is inspired by our current worldwide mandate and is raising money to help our artists and surrounding community in this challenging time.

The #StayAtHome auction began Wednesday, April 22, 2020 and continues weekly through June 1, 2020. We will add a new round of available work each week including vintage and contemporary work.

More than half of the proceeds from each contemporary sale go directly to the artist. In addition, Obscura Gallery will donate a portion of our proceeds from each auction round to benefit a chosen organization that is helping the relief efforts for Covid-19, so far having donated to The Pueblo Relief Fund and Native American Relief Fund.

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caitlyn soldan's desertscapes, altered views of new mexico

Desertscapes : Altered Views of New Mexico is a solo exhibition with Santa Fe photo-based artist Caitlyn Soldan which explores various approaches to iconic views in New Mexico landscapes. Included in the exhibit are variations of Pedernal Mesa, Shiprock, and the Taos Gorge. Just as Pedernal Mesa was a great inspiration to Georgia O’Keeffe’s paintings and served as a major muse for her at Ghost Ranch where she had her studio, Caitlyn too is moved by the unique New Mexico desert land.  Soldan creates landscape studies in various photographic processes that yield unique one-of-a-kind prints which each represent the different emotional qualities in nature. By virtue of repetition with the subject matter, the artist seeks to honor the subject which inspires and motivates her.

This exhibition has been extended through the end of June 2020

CAITLYN SOLDAN. Cerro Pedernal Study 19, 2020, mordancage, 16 x 20", unique
CAITLYN SOLDAN, Cerro Pedernal #19, 2019, 16x20", mordancage, unique.

installation image of Caitlyn Soldan's desertscapes exhibition
CAITLYN SOLDAN, Rio Grande Gorge Study #6, 2019, 8x10", mordancage, unique.



Image of postcard for exhibition

Obscura Gallery is honored to present, Paul Caponigro: Sixty Years, a solo retrospective exhibition of landscapes and still lifes by one of the world's most significant master photographers still working today. The nearly 50 black and white images in the exhibition include work from as early as 1958 and encompasses his extensive career photographing in the Southwest, California, and New England, as well as Ireland and England. Working directly with the artist himself to curate the exhibition, the show includes an incredible selection of Paul's most iconic images as well as images that have rarely before been exhibited. We invite you to join us in welcoming Paul back to Santa Fe for the opening!

image of paul caponigro's galaxy apple new york city 1964 PAUL CAPONIGRO, Galaxy Apple, New York City, 1964, 7.25 x 8.5", gelatin silver print

paul caponigro's image of an apple, winthrop, massachessettes. PAUL CAPONIGRO, Apple, Winthrop, MA, 1964, 6.75 x 8.5"

image of paul caponigro's Fungus, Ipswich, MA PAUL CAPONIGRO, Fungus, Ipswich, MA, 1960, 13.25 x 10.5", gelatin silver print.

image of cloud and mountains, Paul Caponigro, San Sebastian, New Mexico
PAUL CAPONIGRO, Cloud, San Sebastian, Santa Fe, NM, 1980, 13.5 x 10.5", gelatin silver print.






Image of list of artists for one of a kind show.
Public Opening Reception: Friday, November 22, 2019, 5-7pm

Exhibition is on view through January 4, 2020

Obscura Gallery presents our highly anticipated Holiday Season exhibition, One-of-a-Kind, a group show of photo-based artworks found exclusively at our gallery. The exhibition consists of 30 artists from the U.S., France, Cuba and Israel including those represented with Obscura as well as guest artists who were invited to participate. The concept for this exhibition is nearly two years in the making - each artist was asked to create a unique photo-based artwork, or create a new print edition, of which either would be on exhibition and exclusively available only at Obscura Gallery. We hope you'll join us for this exciting exhibition and find something you love for yourself or your loved ones this Holiday season, knowing it will be a unique piece only found at Obscura Gallery!

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installation image of One of a kind exhibition

installation image of One of a kind exhibition
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