New Mexico Art Tells its History

Taos Houses

Taos Houses (New Mexican Village), 1926
Andrew Dasburg (1887-1979)
oil on canvas
Gift of Mrs. Cyrus McCormick, 1952

Andrew Dasburg first visited and worked in Taos at the invitation of Mabel Dodge Luhan. From that time forward, Dasburg would spend a substantial part of each year working in Taos or Santa Fe until 1933, when he moved to Taos full-time. Dasburg was a proponent of cubism and he constructed his landscapes from blocks of color, geometric shapes, and sinuous line.

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