In early April, on a balmy spring weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the 15th annual Scottsdale Art Auction in Scottsdale, AZ.
In the month or so since our March/April issue went to press, there has been a veritable parade of major events in the western art world. Here are just a few of the newsworthy highlights from some of these top shows.
One of my many happy childhood memories is of my mother reading to me and, later, of us taking turns reading aloud.
Burk has been meticulously exploring these kinds of landscapes for years now, and a new book available at Winterowd Fine Art in Santa Fe celebrates his rich artistic career.
The modern world, with all its struggle and turmoil, gives us far too many opportunities to see what is negative. But the elegance of form, composition, and expression that we find in fine art can lift our spirits above the din.
No matter which particular road an artist might take, it’s likely to have a few more bumps along the way than one might encounter in many other professions. But most every artist agrees that it’s worth it.
Light, emotion, character, and beauty: This month’s issue is overflowing with wonderful artworks that capture these qualities.
Without question, fall is my favorite season in the art world. There are so many top-notch shows to see. It would be wonderful to attend them all, but since that’s not possible for most of us, here are a few highlights from events that have already taken place.
Earlier this summer I was in the coastal town of Newport, OR, in the lobby of the Sylvia Beach Hotel, when a few framed drawings on the wall caught my eye. I knew the imagery was familiar, and sure enough, they were little gems by Rick Bartow, a prominent Native American...
The western art community has lost two important members over the past few months. As sad as it is to see them go, it’s one of the wonderful things about fine art that we can remember them and their legacy through the works they leave with us.