AAC Issue 18

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Western Art Collector #18

February 2009

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Robert Highsmith

Snow falling on the Southwest

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Krystii Melaine and C. Michael Dudash

Art and soul

100

John Fawcett, Alvin Marshall and Robert ‘Shoofly' Shufelt

Diverse trio

106

American miniatures

Tucson gallery brings together the biggest names in Western art to create stunning smaller works.

112

Wildlife discovery

Annual group show in Jackson Hole showcases one of humanity's oldest art forms: wildlife.

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Figure and form

12 artists present over 80 works portraying the human figure in Scottsdale.

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



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Follow the Western Art Trail Calendar

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

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Passion for Discovery

The Diane and Sandy Besser collection By John O'Hern

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Geronimo Remembered

A retrospective exhibition and sale of this Native American legend 100 years after his death

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SOLD!

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

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Family Man

Robert Duncan integrates his lifestyle into his art by depicting family life and man's relationship to nature. By John Geraghty

Auction and Event Previews


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Western Masters

Autry National Center unveils over 250 new and diverse works during its 12th annual Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale.

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"WAOWing" the Mountain State

This year's Women Artists of the West National Juried Exhibition.

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Art of the Americas

Marin Show: Art of the Americas marks 25 years as a premier collecting showcase of historic and contemporary art.

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History, Hollywood and the Great American West

The annual High Noon Western Americana Show and Auction is a must-see for collectors passionate about the American West.

Auction and Event Reports


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Master Market

The Altermann Auction in Santa Fe proved that quality is the name of the game in the Western Art Market.

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Winter Wonders

$105.1 million in sales for 2008 is the third highest total ever for the American Paintings sale at Christie's.

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Solid Season

A new record for a Taos artist and steady interest in other offerings was enough to push the Sotheby's December sale of American paintings past the $25 million marker.


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Gary Ernest Smith

Chronicling rural America

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Nancy Glazier

Light, air and joy

74

Andrew Bolam

Unearthing passion

78

Grant Redden

Miles from home

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Cary Ennis

Beautiful simplicity

86

Kent Wallis

Colors of Utah

90

Michael Malm

Human nature

Special Sections


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Bonus Native American Issue



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Arts of Another Era

Native American arts and artifacts appeal to collectors for their beauty, their historical significance and their spiritual connections. By John O'Hern

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Contemporary Rhythm

Native American artists make their mark on the contemporary fine art world. By John O'Hern

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Celebrating Native American Arts

Dedicated dealers, galleries, museums and shows keep Native American arts, past and present, alive and thriving for future generations to covet and collect.

Galleries in this Issue



Overland Gallery of Fine Art

Overland Gallery of Fine Art

AZ

Rive Gauche Art Galleries

Rive Gauche Art Galleries

AZ

Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale Art Auction

AZ

Settlers West Galleries

Settlers West Galleries

AZ

Settlers West Galleries

Settlers West Galleries

AZ





Booth Western Art Museum

Booth Western Art Museum

GA






J.N. Bartfield Galleries

J.N. Bartfield Galleries

NY

Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art

Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art

TX

Mountain Trails Gallery

Mountain Trails Gallery

UT