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Printmakers of Laughing Horse Journal

Albuquerque Museum presents a lecture about the Taos literary journal Laughing Horse.


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Jul 14, 2019
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM


Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104


Taos artist and writer Walter Willard “Spud “Johnson published the literary journal Laughing Horse during the 1920’s and 30’s. The journal featured some of the most distinguished American writers at the time including Mary Austin and DH Lawrence and prints from Gustav Baumann, Howard Cook and others. Curator of Art, Josie Lopez will discuss the printmakers featured in the journal and explore the role it played in creating a center for creativity in New Mexico. The press that Johnson used to print Laughing Horse is included in the exhibition, A Past Rediscovered.


The lecture is free with your paid general admission to the Museum ($4-$6)
Printmakers of Laughing Horse Journal

Andrew Dasburg, Indian Pueblo, woodcut on paper, from Laughing Horse, no. 12 (1925)


Elizabeth Becker