During the '20s and '30s, artists in Colorado and New Mexico began doing abstractions based on landscape paintings. They took the formal components of a mountain, mesa or rock formation, then simplified the compositions into non-realistic versions of the scene. With the rise of pure abstraction in the post-war period, the hybrid landscape-abstracts were consigned to the trash heap of art history. But in the 1980s, there was a revival of interest in those pioneering artists and their style of work. Among those around here who followed this path, Tracy Felix is one of the best known and most accomplished. It's been nearly three years since he had a solo in... More >>>