The Eye of the Beholder: Millicent Rogers and the Art of Taos

By Jessica Monk
“There is no paying life in advance for what it must do to you. It asks of one’s unarmored heart, and one must give in. There is no other way. When you find happiness, take it. Don’t question too much.” – Millicent Rogers

She was a child of the Jazz Age who lived fast and died young, but unlike F. Scott Fitzgerald's hedonistic characters, her legacy was not the destruction, but the conservation of beauty. She left behind lovingly curated collections of European and Southwestern Native American art, and she was quietly creative, but reporters supplied us with little record...

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