AAC Issue 7

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Western Art Collector #7

March 2008

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108

Jay Moore

Channeling the Southwest

118

Martin Grelle

Pride of the plains

120

Ed Copley and Ed Holmes

Historic visions

130

Chuck Middlekauf and Duke Beardsley

Icons of the contemporary West

138

Louisa McElwain

Passion of place

142

Brad Schmidt

A family affair

150

Larry Fanning

Everyday life in the West

154

Walter Mattia

The sporting life

160

Ken Freeman

The soul of the West

166

Merrill Mahaffey

Faces in the rock

172

Lincoln Fox

Capturing the universal

176

Adrian Rigby

Air America

182

Bob Crofut

American remembrances

206

4th Annual Scottsdale Art Auction



216

Cowgirl Up!

Art from the Other Half of the West Exhibition and Sale

222

Night of Artists Art Sale and Gala



226

March in Montana Fine Art and Collectibles Auction



230

Altermann's Gallerie's

American Art Auction and American Indian Art Auction

240

16th Annual Coors Western Art Exhibit and Sale



186

Stars Over Tucson



192

Wildlife Discovery in Jackson Hole



200

Streams Of Life



24

The Savvy Collector's

The Savvy Collector's Preview Guide to Western Art Coming Available for Sale from Back East to Out West

56

Western Art Trail

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

74

Collecting Navajo Rugs

This brief history of Navajo weavings will help collectors sort out the most common terms and give a head start in how to collect these fascinating examples of Native American art. By Dr. Mark Sublette

94

Ed Mell

Desert Son Western Art Collector gained an exclusive interview and look inside the studio of Arizona's favorite son and most famous painters of mesas, canyons and desert skies.

54

Crafted to Perfection

A quarter century in the gathering, the Nancy and Alan Cameros Collection contains more than 200 examples of the finest examples of Native American pottery By John O'Hern

64

Collecting Carl Rungius

Part 3: The Mature Period The Curator of the National Wildlife Museum of Wildlife Art examines the work of Rungius during his mature period. By Adam Harris PhD

84

Forrest Fenn

Teepee Smoke: A New Look into the Life and Works of Joseph Henry Sharp Part 6: Joseph Henry Sharp continued to paint and document the vanishing culture of the American Indian and Old West until he too found his place in history.

Galleries in this Issue




Desert Caballeros Western Museum

Desert Caballeros Western Museum

AZ

Kenneth M. Freeman & Bonnie A. Adams Studio

Kenneth M. Freeman & Bonnie A. Adams Studio

AZ

Larry Fanning Studios

Larry Fanning Studios

AZ






Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale Art Auction

AZ

Settlers West Galleries

Settlers West Galleries

AZ

Settlers West Galleries

Settlers West Galleries

AZ

Settlers West Galleries

Settlers West Galleries

AZ





journeys West Gallery

journeys West Gallery

CA


The Coeur d' Alene Galleries

The Coeur d' Alene Galleries

ID



The Meyer East Gallery

The Meyer East Gallery

NM

Gilcrease The Museum of the Americas

Gilcrease The Museum of the Americas

OK




The Dolph and Janey Briscoe Western Art Museum

The Dolph and Janey Briscoe Western Art Museum

TX

Whistle Pik Galleries

Whistle Pik Galleries

TX

Mountain Trails Gallery

Mountain Trails Gallery

UT

West Lives On Gallery

West Lives On Gallery

WY