On view in the Main Gallery
February 21 – May 23, 2015
with an opening reception, Friday, February 20, 6 – 8 pm
preceded by a members’ preview at 5 pm*
Curated by Kymberly Pinder, Ph.D., Interim Director, University of New Mexico Art Museum, and Dean, College of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico
As a gallerist and a cardiologist who were passionate about art and how it can transform people, collectors Fay and Jonathan Abrams shaped Albuquerque’s art scene through their philanthropy and their friendships. This exhibition surveys what they gave to UNM during over two decades of supporting artists.
*members’ previews are open to Sustaining Members and higher of the UNM Art Museum
Holly Roberts, (American, b. 1951); Dan with Datsun, 1983 (detail); Oil on gelatin silver print photograph; 14-3/8 x 18-7/8 inches; Gift of Fay Pfaelzer Abrams and Dr. Jonathan Abrams, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque; 89.29.1