Vaughn, New Mexico: Cowboy Rukus: Giant Cowboy Cutouts

An 18-foot-tall cowboy points accusingly across the highway at another towering cowpoke, who shrugs it off. Created by artist John Cerney, the giant full-color wooden cutouts are modeled on the two cowboy brothers who own the land.

US Hwy 285, Vaughn, NM
About 22.5 miles east of Vaughn, on both sides of US Hwy 285, between mileposts 184 and 183.
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Cowboy cutout.

Cowboy Cutouts

Something new to look at on the horizon appeared along this empty road this week.

[Jennifer, 10/07/2016]

Artist John Cerney has placed a number of different photorealist billboard-like artworks along highways across the country. In this one, a giant cowboy points accusingly across the road at another towering cowpoke, who shrugs it off.

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