Artistic signs showing up around Santa Fe urging people to get out and vote!
The many details on Gerald Cassidy’s Four Corners Map, hanging above the banco in the Santa Fe Room, would instigate a lively conversation. The four figures on the lower right of the map reached the Rio Grande in 1535.
Painting by Paul Lantz at the Governor’s Mansion. We have several of Paul Lantz’ pieces on display at La Fonda on the Plaza
Santa Fe, for decades, has been a sought after destination for unique architecture, style, talented artists, and historic charm—but it’s nice to be officially ranked 7th in the world as a “Top Art and Architecture Destination.” In a survey conducted by Hotwire.com, Santa Fe was identified as one of the top ten cities in the world known for their iconic sense of design. (photo by Shawn Murphy)
The original of this very colorful painting of San Francisco Street during Indian Market hangs near the carriage house entrance of La Fonda. The popular, local artist is Amy Stein.
Art from La Fonda’s Collection: Triptych by Marla Allison, Ryan Singer and Tony Romero
Art from La Fonda’s Collection: Marla Allison, “Eagle Dancers (after Lee Marmon)”, Acrylic on Canvas (PHOTO)
Chairman of the Board of La Fonda on the Plaza (Santa Fe, New Mexico), Jenny Kimball sits down with Board of Directors members Lenore, Lois, and Penina - daughters of the late, great Sam & Ethel Ballen as they reminisce about how important art was to their parents. They share stories about La Fonda’s collection and the ongoing importance of continuing the tradition of collecting original works of art and displaying them at La Fonda Part 5 of 5 part interview series.