Posts Categorized: Art

Postcard from La Fonda: Batty for the Batmobile at Barrett-Jackson

The Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction produces the world’s greatest collector car events each year in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; Orange County, California; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The big buzz at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale this weekend was all about the Batmobile. The original 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car that was used in the… Read more »

Broaden Your Horizons in Santa Fe This Month

Interesting workshops this month range from clay painting at New Mexico ArtSpa to a daylong tour of Pecos and Glorieta. A historian guides you through Pecos and the Forked Lightning Ranch of Hollywood star Greer Garson in one of the Southwest Explorations offered by Santa Fe Community College Continuing Education Program. Need inspiration? The New… Read more »

Who is the mysterious artist? Anyone know?

On my morning jog today, I discovered these fabulous, hand painted signs along Upper Canyon Road. Since Santa Fe has once again just been voted by readers of Conde Nast Traveler, the 4th most popular travel city in the US for 2012 due to its “ambience” and “culture/sites”, this seemed especially fitting. And I love… Read more »

Art and Architecture

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… Read more »

In Loving Memory of Harrison Begay (1914-2012)

We are deeply saddened by the news of Harrison Begay’s passing, and would like to express our sincere condolences to his family and friends. Recognized as the father of 20th-century Navajo art, Begay will be remembered for his profound artistic influence that highlights his Diné heritage. We are honored to display his hand printed silkscreens… Read more »

Indian Market – a Tradition at La Fonda on the Plaza

We are fortunate to be located right on the plaza in Santa Fe and every year we witness amazing art, meet people from all over the world, and celebrate the incredible talent that gathers right on our doorstep. Our team hit the plaza first thing on Saturday at Indian Market to deliver water bottles to… Read more »