Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Window art reaches a varied audience.(Arts & Culture)

Byline: Anthony DellaFlora Journal Staff Writer

* Storefront exhibit gives artist a different perspective

The eccentric assemblages and minimalist sculptures of Albuquerque artist Kimberly Murak have graced some of the more prestigious contemporary art spaces in the state.

But for the next three weeks, Josie's Swirl and Curl, a beauty salon near Fourth and Central, will host her latest installation. The match is a natural as far as Murak is concerned.

"Personally, my whole exploration with installation work has been about reaching different kinds of audiences, which is why I've kind of shied away from going back into the gallery market," Murak explained.

Murak will take over the storefront of Josie's as part of the third annual Window Project. More than 20 artists will display work in the windows of Downtown businesses.

The exhibit opens Friday and features free walking tours. …

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