Still in the Saddle: A New History of the Hollywood Western Through September 6, 2021
In the 1940s and 50s, the Western was the most popular movie genre in America. But by the middle of the 1960s, interest in the Western began to wane. Production was scaled back. Critics began to predict the genre’s demise. They said the Western was dead. They were wrong!
Werner Segarra’s Vaqueros de la Cruz Del Diablo: Contemporary Photography of the Northern Mexican Cowboy September 25, 2021 – January 25, 2022
Making its United States debut, Vaqueros de la Cruz Del Diablo features celebrated photographer Werner Segarra inviting audiences to peer into the world of the Northern Mexican Vaquero – not as a casual tourist, but as an intimate observer. With almost 60 images that span more than 20 years of the lives of the vaqueros, Segarra reflects a complex contemporary composition of the everyday life of the vaquero. Offering realistic moments of how they view themselves, surrounded by the tools of their trade, intertwined with the realities of their existence, the images detail a legacy that reaches back over generations and is the birthplace of the modern cowboy.