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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 […]

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 Northwest […]

Milestones June 1998

Two for the Show by Robert Broshears Recognition On May 22 the Southwest Association for Indian Arts awarded 1998 Lifetime Achievement Awards to four artists: potters Marie Z. Chino and Helen Cordero, painter and sculptor Woodrow Wilson “Woody” Crumbo, and painter Carl N. Gorman. At the Spokane Western Art Show, WA, in March, Robert Broshears […]

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 and […]

Milestones May 1999

A Girl Reading by Pierre-Auguste Renoir Museum News The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, has named Jeremy Strick as its new director. Strick was the curator of 20th-century painting and sculpture at the Art Institute of Chicago, where he organized numerous exhibits, including In the Light of Italy: Corot and Early Open-Air Painting and […]