Taos Painter Ernest Hennings

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A Taos Founder, Ernest Martin Hennings (1886 – 1956) is known for his depictions of the people and places of New Mexico. Sent to the area in the early 1920s with the support of his patrons, Ernest Hennings’ paintings masterfully captured the light of the southwestern United States, layering thin strokes on top of one another. His technique was unique, … Read More

Taos Painter Joseph Henry Sharp

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Artist Joseph Henry Sharp

American artist Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953) spent his boyhood enacting scenes from James Fenimore Cooper’s epic saga about the early American frontier, The Leatherstocking Tales. Floating down the Ohio River on rafts, exploring caves supposedly haunted by Indian spirits, pretending to explore the vast territories of the great West – all of these were a part of the adventures Joseph … Read More