Art: Gubernatorial Show

In the office of New Mexico's governor one day this week, picture hangers were hard at work. Under the supervision of Dr. Reginald Fisher, art director of Santa Fe's Museum of New Mexico, they carefully placed 14 paintings on the walls of the governor's private office and its anteroom. Next morning, when Governor Edwin Mechem and his staff arrived, everybody had a good look and a lively discussion.

Art came to the governor's bare, functional suite because Mechem wanted to show off New Mexico's painters. Mechem laid down only two restrictions: nothing too extreme or experimental, nothing that would offend good taste....

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