ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico would not be the artistic magnet it became without the life of Mabel Dodge Luhan.
The New York society maven lured Georgia O’Keeffe, D.H. Lawrence, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Ansel Adams, Paul Strand and Martha Graham, to her Taos estate. She acted as an international advocate for both Native American and Hispanic art.
The University of New Mexico Opera Theater will pay homage to this visionary woman with the premiere of “Mabel’s Call,” a new chamber opera by Nell Shaw Cohen. Performances begin in Keller Hall on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3 and on Sunday, Nov. 4.