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Edge of Abstraction at El Paso Museum of Art

Juke Joint by Chuck Dugan, 1985

Juke Joint by Chuck Dugan, 1985

Edge of Abstraction
El Paso Museum of Art | July 5 – Sept 27, 2009

The El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA) opens Edge of Abstraction on Sunday, July 5. Edge of Abstraction is a permanent collection exhibition exploring our fascination with abstraction in the 20th century. The exhibit attempts to question what abstract art is and why it is important to art history. The exhibit also includes many recent EPMA acquisitions.

Featured artists include David Bates, Kim Bauer, Peter Bialick, Lydia Bodnar–Balahutrak, Paul Henry Brach, Nicholas Conbere, Nancy Conrad, Susan Davidoff, John Davis, Steven A. Davis, John Allen Dawson, James Drake, Chuck Dugan, Spencer Fidler, Gene Flores, David Ford, Sam Francis, Francoise Gilot, Connie Goldman, Fermin Gutierrez, Bill Haveron, Wolf Kahn, Karl Knaths, Bill Komodore, Tom Lea, Michael Ledet, Ken Luce, Judy Mehaffey– Chavez, Beth Merrick, Jeffrey Mitchell, Jesus Moroles, Takashi Murakami, Haynes Ownby, Sylvia Paulus, Mercedes Pena, Pablo Picasso, Burton Pritzker, Sam Reveles, Louis Ribak, Beatrice Riese, Andrea Rosenberg, Frtiz Scholder, Al Souza, Rachel Stevens, David Taylor, Francine Tint, Karl Umlauf, Casey Williams, Dee Wolff, Micheline Wyler, Joy Young.

Exhibit Reception

EPMA will open Edge of Abstraction to the public from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, 2009. This is a great chance to meet some of the local artists featured in the exhibit. This event is free to the public. Visit the EPMA web site for more information at

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