Southeastern New Mexico Sights

Hurd–La Rinconada Gallery

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

The late artist Peter Hurd lived in the Hondo Valley on the Sentinel Ranch, which is still owned by his son, Michael Hurd, whose paintings are also displayed in the gallery. The Hurd–La Rinconada Gallery displays Peter's landscapes and portraits. The artist is famous for Western scenes but gained some notice when a portrait he painted of Lyndon B. Johnson displeased the president, who refused to hang it in the White House. Also on display are the works of Hurd's late wife, Henriette Wyeth (Andrew Wyeth's sister). Michael is an amiable host who has established an international reputation with a series of paintings he calls "The Road West," his vision of the lonely desert scenery surrounding his home. Michael's sister Carole Hurd Rogers and her husband, Peter Rogers, also an artist, live near the ranch as well. Paintings by Jamie Wyeth, father Andrew Wyeth, and grandfather N.¢C. Wyeth round out the impressive collection at the gallery. Signed reproductions and some original paintings are for sale.

Sight Information

Address:

U.S. 70, mile marker 281, San Patricio, New Mexico, 88348, United States

Phone:

575-653–4331; 800-658–6912

Sight Details:

  • Mon.–Sat. 9–5

Published 10/27/2015

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