AAC Issue 20

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Western Art Collector #20

April 2009

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Pulse of the Desert

Six of today's top Southwest painters unveil their latest works on canvas.

118

East meets West

Renowned Chinese artists present new works depicting Chinese, Tibetan and Native American cultures.

122

Sketches of Life

Group show features the process of artwork from start to finish.

126

Spring reflections

Group show ushers a fresh perspective, especially on canvas.

130

Wildlife & Western Visions

Annual event brings together 19 acclaimed wildlife and Western artists.

20

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



24

Follow the Western Art Trail Calendar

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

46

The State of the Art: Texas



70

Art nomads

The Nόmadas del Arte's annual Paint Out and Show presents the Southwest in plein air

174

SOLD!

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

26

Preserving Native Arts

The multi-million-dollar Helen Cox Kersting Collection of Southwestern Cultural Arts reflects a collector's passion and devotion. By James H. Nottage

34

Wonder of Nature

A keen eye and photographic memory launch Robert Peters into the category of one of America's great landscape painters. By John Geraghty

42

Keeping the Faith

Devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe results in her image appearing in the work of both the acclaimed and accomplished, to the humble and untrained. By John O'Hern

Auction and Event Previews


136

Scottsdale Scene

Rare Charles Schreyvogel painting highlights the Scottsdale Art Auction.

144

Art and Artifacts

Apache bow and quiver signed by Geronimo leads Cowan's April American Indian Auction.

148

Rendezvous 2009

With nearly 30 of today's top contemporary artists, the Gilcrease Museum’s annual Rendezvous promises to be another reunion of top Western art.

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Art of the West

New exhibition spotlights seldom-seen paintings by 18 deceased masters opens at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.


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Richard D. Thomas

Montana riders

90

Susan Kliewer

Expressions of the heart

94

Phyllis Shafer

Into the Landscape: Vistas and Visions

98

Alfredo Rodriguez

A life in color

102

Elmer "Skinny" Schooley

The early years

106

Jeff Ham

Electrifying the West

110

Robert Schlegel

Following the back roads

160

Western Force

The Autry's 12th annual Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale sees record attendance, $3.6 million in sales on opening night.

168

Western Americana Thrives

The 19th annual High Noon Western Americana Auction brought thousands of visitors and over $1.2 million in sales.

172

Western Brilliance

The J. Willott Gallery's Western Artists of America Miniature Show and Silent Auction brought out artists and collectors for an exceptional fine art experience.

Galleries in this Issue




Rive Gauche Art Galleries

Rive Gauche Art Galleries

AZ

Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale Art Auction

AZ

Settlers West Galleries

Settlers West Galleries

AZ




Mary Garrish Fine Art

Mary Garrish Fine Art

FL

The Plainsmen Gallery

The Plainsmen Gallery

FL

Booth Western Art Museum

Booth Western Art Museum

GA


Nancy Cawdrey Studios & Gallery

Nancy Cawdrey Studios & Gallery

MT



Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art

Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art

TX






Whistle Pic Galleries

Whistle Pic Galleries

TX

Jackson Hole Art Auction

Jackson Hole Art Auction

WY