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The Land of Lost Souls: Otto Kuhler's Paintings on Permanent Display

The Graves of Aguilar. Otto Kuhler. 1 painting: oil on canvas; 17 x 23 in. 1963
Decay at Delagua. Otto Kuhler. 1 painting: oil on canvas; 17 x 23 in. 1963
Coal Trains of Trinidad. Otto Kuhler. 1 painting: oil on canvas; 17 x 23 in. 1963

With the restored Graves of Aguilar

In 1964, Otto Kuhler dedicated a series of twelve paintings to “the broken bodies still lying under the barren hills” of what had been Southeastern Colorado’s mining country.