Current Location:
Allendale Campus
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Location Notes:
AGS; Workroom; Lab Vertical Storage

The Patrociño Barela Collection

Artwork
Identifier:
2001.191.1
Artist:
Patrociño Barela
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster
Dimensions:
Artworks -
Description:
Various figures carved out of wood on black background.
Historical Context:
Patrociño Barela is a contemporary New Mexico master woodcarver. His cedar carvings are expressive of the rich Indo-Hispano heritage of Northern New Mexico. He has been called the Picasso of the West and is considered an inspiration to many. The original artwork is in the permanent collection of the Harwood Museum of Art, University of New Mexico, Taos.