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Eric Merrell: Bringing the California Desert to NYC

Most Manhattan gallery-goers don’t know the names Jimmy Swinnerton or John Hilton; they can’t tell a smoketree from a cholla. While desert art is expanding its geographic appeal, it hasn’t reached the east coast yet. That transcontinental link may finally be forged, though, with Eric Merrell’s show “No Man is an Island”, opening July 14th at the Forbes Gallery in the lobby of Forbes Magazine headquarters in New York City. The exhibit is a collection of Merrell’s paintings made during an artist’s residency at Joshua Tree National Park in 2009. Will east coast viewers take to the yuccas and boulders?…

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California Desert Art Featured in Palm Springs Life

California Desert Art Featured in Palm Springs Life

December 4, 2010–In the first major magazine article to acknowledge the Smoketree School by name, the December Palm Springs Life features an article on the desert painters and this website. Included are masterpieces of the genre, courtesy of Edenhurst Gallery and Palm Springs Art Museum. To fully enjoy the art, pick up the print version of the magazine, on newsstands now. CDA thanks Palm Springs Life for helping to secure a place for the Smoketree School in California art history. Link to the article: http://www.palmspringslife.com/Palm-Springs-Life/Art-Culture/Winter-Spring-2011/The-Smoketree-School/

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