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.

Provenance
- 1998

Nancy and Bruce Berman Los Angeles, CA, U.S.

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