AAC Issue 15

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Western Art Collector #15

November 2008

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The Great American West

Annual show chronicles developments of the West

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Gary Ernest Smith and Ed Mell

The tradition continues

118

Winter miniatures

Sage Creek Gallery unveils up to 75 works

122

Western landscapes

Tom Haas, Artell Harris, and David Mensing celebrate nature on canvas

126

SmallWorks North America 2008 Exhibition and Sale

Up to 200 paintings covering all genres

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Shannon Christensen

Passion for Painting

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



38

Follow the Western Art Trail Calendar

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

54

Wilson Hurley (1924-2008)

A special tribute to one of America's premier landscape painters.

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Sold! Who's buying whose art they first saw in this magazine



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An Artist's Artist

The creative genius of Len Chmiel nurtures the artist within us. By John Geraghty

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Capturing Northern New Mexico and its People

The striking prints of Gene Kloss and Gustave Baumann are emblems of the landscape of inhabitants of this region and are within reach of beginning collectors. By John O'Hern

Auction and Event Previews


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Dealings in Dallas

The Texas Art Gallery hosts its end of year Set Price Sale and Auction.

138

Southwest highlights

Taos Society of Artists and the Santa Fe Art Colony take center stage at the annual Santa Fe Art Auction

144

Big names, small marvels

The Gilcrease Museum hosts annual American Art in Miniature show

150

Discovering Classics and Contemporaries

Annual Contemporary Western Art Show and Sale is an oasis for finding artists

156

Small Works, Great Wonders

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum offers works from 88 top artists

160

Roots of the West

Phippen Museum opens its new exhibition, Buffalo Soldiers, Vaqueros, and Friends: Cultural Diversity in Building the New Frontier

164

Eastern Rising

The Eiteljorg Museum's successful Quest for the West Art show and Sale generated $1 million in sales opening night.

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Mid-Season Sales Delight

Sotheby's auction of American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture exceeds expectations

178

Living Masters

$7.7 million at the Jackson Hole Art Auction proved that the market for living artists is alive and well.

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Perfect Vision

The 21st annual Western Visions: Miniatures and More Show and Sale at the National Wildlife Museum was a roaring success in Jackson.

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Miniature Finds in Montana

C.M. Russell Museum's 22nd annual Masters in Miniature art show and sale brought in $106,000.


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Birger Sandzén

The American Van Gogh

70

Rosalyn Roembke

Timeless beauty

74

Clyde Aspevig

Rhythm of nature

80

Jan Mapes

From clay to canvas

86

Gary R. Johnson

Travels

90

Judy Larson

Soul catcher

94

Sarah Sense

Revolutionizing Hollywood Westerns

Galleries in this Issue





Mountain Trails Gallery

Mountain Trails Gallery

AZ


Rive Gauche Art Galleries

Rive Gauche Art Galleries

AZ

Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale Art Auction

AZ

Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale Art Auction

AZ

Settlers West Galleries

Settlers West Galleries

AZ

Journeys West Gallery

Journeys West Gallery

CA



Greenwich Workshop Gallery

Greenwich Workshop Gallery

CT

Bronze Montana Studio

Bronze Montana Studio

MT


Nedra Matteucci Galleries

Nedra Matteucci Galleries

NM



Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art

Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art

TX





Working Ranch Cowboys Association

Working Ranch Cowboys Association

TX