Blogs

Welcome to our art blog page. Here you can read posts from our main fine art blog and also from the art blog written by Kristin Hoerth, Southwest Art magazine’s Editor in Chief. Whether you are an avid art collector, an artist, or simply an admirer of fine art, our art blogs are a great way to stay informed about the western art scene. Follow these fine art blogs to learn about art events, art collecting, emerging artists, and more from the editors at Southwest Art magazine—the collector’s choice for over 40 years!

Editor’s Letter | Wildlife Art

Edge of Tomorrow by Morten Solberg By Margaret L. Brown Like the figurative artist, who relies on the ability to express gesture and sense of place to bring a subject to life, the wildlife artist is challenged to go beyond mere anatomical replication to create paintings and sculptures that capture an animal’s living essence...

Editor’s Letter | Making Connections

SPIRIT OF THE DESERT BY ED MELL By Kristin Bucher Not too long ago I was in Santa Fe for Indian Market, one of the largest and most prestigious Native American art events in the country. As I walked through the artists’ booths on a hot Sunday afternoon, my eye landed on a bracelet...