By Bonnie Gangelhoff Soon Warren says she spotted the bicycle she eventually depicted in LEFT IT ALONE on a recent summer trip to Whistler Mountain in Canada. The bicycle was lying on the ground next to a bike rack, as if someone forgot to put it in the right place. For Warren, the shadows were […]
By Bonnie Gangelhoff One of the first things a viewer notices about Joshua Tobey’s animal sculptures is that they often emanate an almost human-like sense of humor. His bronze bear cubs are reminiscent of playful toddlers, and his bunnies can take on the demeanor of a gangly teenager slouched on the floor. Tobey didn’t dream […]
Focus on what’s remarkable, and the rest drops away
Legendary western artist Maynard Dixon [1875-1946] spent his final years in Tucson, AZ. Today, more than 50 years after Dixon’s death, Mark Sublette, owner of Medicine Man Gallery, has found a way to memorialize the master: An entire room in the gallery is dedicated to Dixon’s legacy.
By Bonnie Gangelhoff While this issue is dedicated to all women in the arts, we’ve singled out five in particular as our first-ever Notable Women of the Year. Our honorees are Anne Marion, founder of the new Georgia O’Keeffe Museum; Elaine Adams, who has been instrumental in reviving the 88-year-old California Art Club; Charles M. […]
An exhibit explores the beauty and meanings of this traditional art form
Taylor uses the human form as a vehicle for commenting upon the human condition.
Colorado artist Christopher Owen Nelson
ALYCE FRANK By Norman Koplas Southwestern landscapes by Alyce Frank boldly demand attention with heightened, often unrealistic colors and flattened perspectives that sometimes cross the line into abstract expressionism. The result feels as if she has captured on canvas the emotional impact of a scene, unfiltered by what the human eye or brain perceives. Frank, […]
By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: I took art lessons in elementary, middle, and high school. When I graduated from college, I became a second-grade teacher. But then I started studying art with Denise Mahlke. I’m moving to New York to study at Water Street Atelier in a four-year program. STYLE: Realism. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT […]