Explore more than 40 works of art in a variety of mediums that incorporate words, phrases, and letters in the New Mexico Museum of Art’s current exhibition, Word Play (through Feb. 21). Included in the exhibit are photographs inspired by the words in our everyday environment, including graffiti and advertisements; cartoons and comics; political art; and more. The show features work by photographers Van Deren Coke, Miguel Gandert, and Ralph Steiner, as well as prints by Betty Hahn, Joyce Neimanas, and Ed Ruscha. While the museum is temporarily closed due to the pandemic, visitors can experience the exhibition online in a 3D virtual format. Navigate through the virtual gallery, zoom in on the artworks, and click on links to read the accompanying text. The virtual tour can be accessed at nmartmuseum.org/visit/virtual-tours.
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