Category Archives: News

Hot off the presses, updates in the art world are found here from the pages of Southwest Art. You’ll discover milestones from American artists across the country, happenings in Native American art, cowboy art, Southwestern art, art events, art shows, auction reports and more. Guides on recent publications that can help you grow and evolve your art collection are here as well as art gallery updates so you stay in the know. Plus our On the Scene reports from Across the West straight from the staff of Southwest Art. All the news about art: online and just a click away in this easily navigable archive.

Recent Books | December 1998

By Donna Tennant Across Frontiers: Hispanic Crafts of New Mexico By Dexter Cirillo For four centuries, artisans of Chimayó, Códova, Truchas, Las Trampas, Talpa, and other New Mexico villages have been creating crafts in the tradition of their Spanish forebears. This survey of the thriving Hispanic craft movement in the Southwest begins by tracing the […]

MIlestones April 1997

A Glance to the Past by Dan Garrett Transitions Richard J. Schwartz has been elected chair of the National Museum of American Art Commission, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, effective January 1, 1997. The commission was established in 1921 as an advisory board for the museum. Tidbits The California Art Club has sent out a call […]

Milestones December 1999

Pansies and Quince (detail) by Quang Ho, Winner of the Artists’ Choice Award at the Artists of America Exhibition Museum News Plans for the 2002 opening of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC, are well underway. The new museum will chronicle and celebrate the history of more than 1,000 Native American […]

Art Online | October 2000

Sausalito by Augustus Dunbier By James Turrell Forget Jeeves. Try Art! When it comes to asking a pesky question in the virtual world, many people go to But art aficionados take note: There’s a new, specialized site for your art-related questions. The Web site has information about more than 20,000 North American artists, […]

March 2007 | News Beat

Steamboat Pastures by Gordon Brown Coors Western Art Show Results More than 1,000 people attended the 15th annual Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale at the National Western Stock Show in Denver in January. Best of Show went to featured artist Gordon Brown for his oil painting steamboat pastures, which was purchased for the National […]

Milestones April 1998

In All Its Glory by Curt Walters Tidbits A painting by John Mix Stanley [1814-1872] sold for $145,000 at the Harvey Clars Estate Auction Gallery in January. More than twice the auction estimate, the sale set a world record for the artist. The painting of a desert sunset, which was part of a large estate […]