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