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Winter Art Show

May 2024
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During the 1940s, when Peter Hurd painted La Guardia Airport at Dusk , air travel was still such a novelty that runways seemed to lead straight into the heavens, and a walk on the observation deck of the Central Terminal Building was prime evening entertainment. Hurd, who served as an artist-correspondent tor Life during World War II, spent most of his life in New Mexico. Here, he finds at La Guardia all the drama of a Western landscape.

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