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Travelers coming to New Mexico during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries have been fascinated by Native American and Hispanic religious practices. Photographers, and then painters, recorded images of religious activities as icons of the region. Commercial interests promoted these images as examples of the picturesque landscape of the region. Life and death, the spiritual and the material, have been important themes within New Mexico Art.

On Display January 25 through May 12, 2002 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe