AAC Issue 11

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Western Art Collector #11

July 2008

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The Colemans

A Family of Art

94

Christie's Auction sets record

Christie's May auction of Important Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture brings in $72.6 million—the highest total ever in this category.

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Tim Solliday

Decorating the West

104

Bruce Cheever

Majestic calculations

108

John Modesitt

Impressions of America

112

Linda Tuma Robertson

Grand beauty

116

John Nieto

Individual expressions

120

Luis Tapia

Sculptural commentary

124

Wes Hyde

Universal appeal

128

Mark Gould

Building a distinction

132

Mary Silverwood

Colors in contrast

172

Heart of Gold

The 11th Annual Coeur D'Alene Art Auction is sure to bring record sales for classic Western, wildlife and sporting art.

182

Preserving Western Values, Heritage and Lifestyle

The 27th Annual Calgary Stampede Western Art Auction showcases the finest works by top historic and contemporary artists.

186

Spanish Traditions

The annual Spanish Market celebrates 57 years promoting traditional Hispanic arts and artisans.

190

In the Open Air of Colorado

The annual 2008 Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painter Sale and Exhibition brings artists and art appreciators together.

200

Sotheby's Auction nets over $87 million

Sotheby's May sale of American Paintings, Drawing and Sculpture set the second highest total ever for a sale of American paintings.

206

High-end Success

Texas Art Auction sales totaled over $6 million for the May event.

212

Evening of Artists

The Gilcrease Museum surpassed fund-raising goals with Rendezvous 2008.

136

Legacy of Nature in Jackson Hole



140

Form and Function in Jackson Hole



146

The West Revisited in Montana



150

From Thought to Finish in Jackson Hole



154

Life and Land in New Mexico



158

From Woods and Shore



162

Bad Whiskey and Charlie's Characters

Andy Thomas conjures visions of the historic West from his Carthage studio.

40

The Savvy Collector's Preview Guide to Western Art Coming Available for Sale Coast to Coast



50

Follow the Western Art Trail Signposts

Western Art Collector's Calendar to Major Upcoming Events, Sales and Auctions

66

History of Silversmithing

Part 1 of this series explores the roots of collecting silver jewelry of the Navajo and Pueblo Indians.

74

Buffalo Bill and the Indians on the Beach

Artist Thom Ross prepares to unveil his long-awaited art installation at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.

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Jackson Hole Art News

The art scene hits high season in Jackson Hole.

52

Knights of the Open Range

Bill Anton preserves the values of the "cowboy way." By John Geraghty

60

Angler's Paradise

The art and sport of fishing hooks talented Western artists. By John O'Hern

Galleries in this Issue





Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale Art Auction

AZ


Autry National Center

Autry National Center

CA

B & R Fine Art Gallery

B & R Fine Art Gallery

CA

Journeys West Gallery

Journeys West Gallery

CA

Larry Fanning Studios

Larry Fanning Studios

CO

Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters

Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters

CO

Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters

Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters

CO

Booth Western Art Museum

Booth Western Art Museum

GA

The Coeur d' Alene Art Auction

The Coeur d' Alene Art Auction

ID

The Coeur d' Alene Art Auction

The Coeur d' Alene Art Auction

ID

The Coeur d' Alene Galleries

The Coeur d' Alene Galleries

ID


Western Rendezvous or Art

Western Rendezvous or Art

MT






The Meyer East Gallery

The Meyer East Gallery

NM

J.N. Bartfield Galleries

J.N. Bartfield Galleries

NY


American Plains Artists

American Plains Artists

TX

American Plains Artists

American Plains Artists

TX

American Plains Artists

American Plains Artists

TX

American Plains Artists

American Plains Artists

TX

Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art

Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art

TX

Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art

Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art

TX

Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art

Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art

TX








Horizon Fine Art Gallery

Horizon Fine Art Gallery

WY

Horizon Fine Art Gallery

Horizon Fine Art Gallery

WY

Jackson Hole Art Auction

Jackson Hole Art Auction

WY

Montana Trails Gallery

Montana Trails Gallery

WY


West Lives On Gallery

West Lives On Gallery

WY