203 FINE ART



1335 Gusdorf Rd. Suite i
Taos, NM  87571
[ 575 ]  751 - 1262  -  email: art@203fineart.com
               









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Listed below is a sample of our inventory and list of the artists we focus our collection on.
Our collection is not limited to these artists and we may have new inventory that is not yet posted to this page, so please call or email with any questions.

Links to our additional Moderns catalogues:

Modern Art In Taos

San Francisco to Taos

John De Puy, Last of the Moderns

Robert Ray (1924-2002), Paintings from the Estate

The Art of Ted Egri (1913-2010)

Robert C. Ellis & Michio Takayama, Legends of Taos

Earl Stroh (1924-2005), Prints & Drawings

Beatrice Mandelman (1912-1998), Paintings & Drawings from the 50s and 60s

Adeine de La Noe (1914-1987), paintings, drawings & prints from the Estate.

Michio Takayama (1903-1994)



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Andrew Dasburg
(1887-1979)


"Houses and Mesas - Winter" - 1978
Lithograph, 4 color trial print ed of 20
18" H x 24" W


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Emil Bisttram (1895-1976)

"Magpie" - 1955
oil on masonite
16" H x 18" W



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Raymond Jonson (1891-1982)

"Oil No 4" - 1953
oil on masonite
22" H x 28" W -  SOLD













Thomas Benrimo
(1887-1958)


"Enigmatic Person" - c. 1950s
pen & ink on paper
10 1/4" H x 15" W -  SOLD



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Ward Lockwood (1894-1963)

"Talpa Valley - NM" - 1960
ink on paper
19" H x 25" W



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Patrocino Barela (1908-1964)

"Three Untitled figures"
carved wood












Agnes Martin (1912-2004)

"Untitled 'Double Mountain' Motif" - c. 1949
17 7/8" H x 24" W -  SOLD

















Beatrice Mandelman (1912-1998)

"Rocks" - circa 1950's
casein on masonite
48" H x 30" W




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 Louis Ribak (1902-1979)

"Monument (Abstract Still Life)"- circa 1950s
oil on masonite
48" H x 72" W





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Clay Spohn (1898-1977)

"Ballet of the Elements" - circa 1950's
oil on masonite
25" H x 34" W


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Louise Ganthiers (1907-1982)

"Hondo Dance" - circa 1954
oil on masonite
36" H x 40" W


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Lawrence Calcagno
(1913-1993)

"Red Cloud"-1970
oil on canvas
41 1/4" H x 78" W


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Earl Stroh (1924-2005)

"Ariel"- 1964
oil on canvas
19" H x 22" W



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Michio Takayama (1903-1994)

"Sun Dew Point"- 1975
oil on linen
50" H x 44" W


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Oli Sihvonen
(1921-1991)

"3 x 3 (Variant) 3 on Blues" - c. 1970's
oil on masonite
28" H x 30 1/4" W





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Edward Corbett
(1919-1971)

"Untitled - For  Rosemond
Christmas 1963" - c. 1963
oil on canvas
24" H x 20" W




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Janet Lippincott (1918-2007)

"Untitled Abstract" - c. 1970's
oil on canvas diptych
22" H x 16" W




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R.C. Ellis (1923-1979)

"Calabria" - 1960
oil on canvas
15 3/4" H x 39 1/2" W



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Robert Ray (1924-2002)


"Canyon de Chelly II" - 1956
oil on canvas
50" H x 44" W



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Louis Catusco (1927-1995)

"Elegy 7" - 1962
oil, acrylic and collage on board
21 1/4" H x 27 1/2" W




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John De Puy (born 1927)

"Slope, Navajo MT" - 2007
oil on canvas
28" H x 26" W


                              


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Ted Egri (1913 - 2010)


"Inner Sphere" - circa 1950's
carved wood block
  25 14" H x 13 3/4" W x  14 3/4" D


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Eric Gibberd (1897-1972)


"Dusk" - 1963
oil on masonite
30" H x 30" W SOLD

















Cliff Harmon (1923-2018)


"Painting # 39" - 1951
oil on canvas board
20" H x 16" W



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Keith Crown (1918-2010)

"A Flight of Wild Adobes, Taos"
waterclor on paper
22" H x 30" W




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Wolcott Ely (1923-2004)

"T - March" - 1954
oil on paper
11 1/2" H x 14 1/2" W















Florence Miller Pierce (1918-2007)

"Untitled 604" 'Royal Blue' - 2002
poured resin on Mirrorplex
24" H x 24" W










AdeÔne de la NoŽ (1907-1987)

"Breathless"
oil on canvas
37" H x 41" W


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Dorothy Brett (1883-1976)

"Pueblo Mother & Child" - 1937
oil on board
  8 3/4" H x 7 3/4" W


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Gene Kloss (1903-1996)

"Adobes in the Snow" - 1934
etching original edition of 75
  8" H x 11" W


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TAOS MODERNS

Postwar Modern Art
1940ís Ė 1970ís

Taos Moderns was an expression used for the first time in 1956 as an exhibition title at the University of New Mexico's Raymond Jonson Art Gallery, curated by the progressive artist Raymond Jonson.  This was a group exhibition of progressive, experimental, avant-garde Taos painters, including Andrew Dasburg, Louise Ganthiers, Ward Lockwood, Agnes Martin, Robert Ray, Emil Bisttram, Clay Spohn, John De Puy, Louis Ribak, Howard Cook, Ted Egri, Beatrice Mandelman, Thomas Benrimo and others.  Later this became the eponym used to described a loosely associated, and by the 1950's, quickly expanding group of modernist artists who culminated a new era of Post War (1940's to 1970's) Modern Art in Taos.

This new wave of mostly non-representational abstract expressionist art took hold as dramatically in Taos as it did elsewhere in the United States during this period. The newly arriving artists merged with the existing early modernist painters, some of whom had already been well established in Taos as Modernists. Together, with like-minded intent to push the limits of this new American art form, they were driven and struggled to define the method of how to interpret the light, landscape and ancient culture of the geography in an abstract form. This group of artistsí, some of whom are only now beginning to receive recognition made Taos a crossroads of Modernism between the major art center of New York and San Francisco.

Source:  David Witt, MODERNISTS IN TAOS