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 the [...]
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.
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A Glance to the Past by Dan Garrett Transitions Richard J. Schwartz has been elected chair of the National Museum of American Art Commission, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, effective January 1, 1997. The commission was established in 1921 as an advisory board for the museum. Tidbits The California Art Club has sent out a call [...]
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 American [...]
Sausalito by Augustus Dunbier By James Turrell Forget Jeeves. Try Art! When it comes to asking a pesky question in the virtual world, many people go to www.askjeeves.com. But art aficionados take note: There’s a new, specialized site for your art-related questions. The Web site www.askart.com has information about more than 20,000 North American artists, [...]
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 [...]