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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.

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...

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...

Recent Books | May 1997

By Donna Tennant All This Way for the Short Ride: Roughstock Sonnets, 1971-1996 Poems by Paul Zarzyski Photographs by Barbara Van Cleve First paired in the book called simply Roughstock Sonnets, poet and former bareback rider Paul Zarzyski and photographer Barbara Van Cleve (both from Montana) have produced 20 new poems and 35 photographs...

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...

Milestones May 1997

Dan and Elaine May In Memoriam Texas painter Nancy Sage Marabella, 49, died suddenly February 17 in her hometown of Bossier City, LA. Marabella was a member of Art Focus XC [swa nov 96] and had exhibited her work at the Women Artists of the West 4th International Juried Show, Biloxi, MS. She also...

Milestones September 1997

Father by Jove Wang In Memoriam Santa Fe painter Tom Lovell died June 29 in a car accident which also killed his daughter, Deborah Lovell. Born in 1909, Lovell began illustrating “pulp” magazines while a student at Syracuse University, NY, in 1930. After graduating, he produced illustrations for magazines such as National Geographic. Lovell’s...