AIRORF’s invitation card for its Benefit Auction, 2000
Burnt Orange Blanket Cylinder, Dale Chihuly, 2000 Special Edition
The glass Blanket Cylinder pictured was donated by the Chihuly Studios to AIRORF for its 2000 Benefit Auction at Ramscale Gallery, New York City, November 8, 2000.
Acoma Woman at Waterhole, Edward S. Curtis, 1904 (Courtesy of the Museum of New Mexico, Negative No. 76958.)
Acoma is situated atop a 357 – foot – high sandstone mesa sixty miles west of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Believed to be at least a thousand years old, the “Sky City,” as it is sometimes called, claims to be the oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States.
Enduring Culture: A Century of Photography, of the Southwest Indians, M.K. Keegan and Frontier Photographers, Clear Light Publishers, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1990.