Abelino's Mother's House, Las Vegas, New Mexico

Object Details

Title:

Abelino's Mother's House, Las Vegas, New Mexico

Artist/Maker(s):

Alex Harris (American, born 1949)

Culture:

American

Place(s):

Las Vegas, New Mexico, United States (Place created)

Date:

negative January 1984; print 1993

Medium:

Chromogenic print

Dimensions:

56.5 x 44.5 cm (22 1/4 x 17 1/2 in.)

Copyright:

© Alex Harris

Credit Line:

Gift of Nancy and Bruce Berman

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Is Alex Harris mocking television or religious icons? He took this photograph, a still life from a series entitled "Red White Blue and God Bless You," as an intimate glimpse into the co-existence of secular and sacred culture in the lives of his adopted community in northern New Mexico.

Exhibitions
William Eggleston and the Color Tradition (October 26, 1999 to January 30, 2000)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), October 26, 1999 to January 30, 2000