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Milestones October 1999

The Bellevue Art Museum in Bellevue, WA, has broken ground on a new facility. The new 36,000-square-foot, three-story museum is scheduled to open in January 2001 in downtown Bellevue.

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...

Recent Books | February 2000

By Donna Tennant Artists of Utah By Robert S. Olpin, William C. Seifrit, and Vern G. Swanson This coffee-table book details the many painters, sculptors, photographers, architects, and craftspeople who have inhabited Utah at one time or another. It is the latest installment from the three scholars who contributed to the original Dictionary of...

Recent Books | May 1998

By Donna Tennant Keith Carter Photographs: Twenty-Five Years By Keith Carter This book brings together 75 photographs selected by Keith Carter to represent the range of his work since the 1970s. Many of these images have never before been published, while others appeared in his five previous books. Carter describes his maturation as a...

Recent Native American Books

Dance of the Aveye and the Thunderbird by Pablita Velarde, Visions & Voices. By Donna Tennant An impressive number of books about Native Americans have been published in the past several years. They come in every size, from a pocket book on sacred symbols to a coffee-table book on the Haida peoples of the...

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...

Milestones June 1997

In Memoriam David Usher David Usher, 57, chairman of The Greenwich Workshop, Shelton, CT, died March 15 in a canoeing accident on Long Island Sound. Usher co-founded the company in 1972; today it publishes limited-edition prints by artists such as Bev Doolittle, Don Crowley, Howard Terpning and Stephen Lyman as well as fine-art books...