Issue 36

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American Fine Art Magazine #36

November 2017


Gallery Shows


74

‘Conviction of Greatness’

The Enormity of the Possible at Paul Kasmin Gallery features seminal artists of the American modern movement

78

Fields of Color

D. Wigmore’s fall season at a new gallery kicks off with an exhibition of Sally Michel’s later works

80

Braving the Elements

Aldro T. Hibbard snowscapes fresh from the artist’s estate on view at Vose Galleries

84

Fictive Space

Godel & Co. features the still life collection of William and Abigail Gerdts

88

Our Metropolis

New York City is the star of Hawthorne Fine Art’s latest exhibition

90

Modernist of the Adirondacks

D. Wigmore features oil, gouache and watercolor landscapes from Harold Weston in a new exhibition

92

Shadows of the Night

Alison Jacques Gallery presents a solo exhibition of Dorothea Tanning’s ballet and theater designs

Departments


26


30

Museum News



36

People & Places



38

Art Market Updates



41

Market Reports



42

New Acquisition


Columns


44

The Emperor of Ice



66

Collecting Stories

Thomas and Marianne Davies build an art collection based on extensive research, by John O’Hern

Features


48

Coloring Outside the Lines

Jane Peterson: At Home and Abroad, by Jim Balestrieri

56

Intimate Portraits

William Sergeant Kendall’s paintings highlight the mother-child relationships of the early 20th century, by Anna Wager

60

An Immersive Experience

The American Art Fair celebrates 10 years of connecting dealers and collectors of historic fine art, by Rochelle Belsito

Events & Fairs


96

Exclusive Finds

New York’s fine art dealers open their doors for Just Off Madison

100

Summer in New England

The Newport Antiques Show and the Nantucket Summer Antiques Show are both celebrating successful events

Museum Exhibitions


102

Portrait of the Novelist

Henry James and American Painting opens at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

106

Extraordinary Vision

The Burchfield Penney Art Center highlights Charles Burchfield’s years in Ohio

110

Portrait Boom

A new exhibition at Colonial Williamsburg examines the post-Revolutionary War interest in portraiture

112

At the Margins

PAFA explores the lives of professional female artists in Graphic Women

116

The Road to Glory

A centennial commemoration of WWI memorials in NYC parks

Auctions


120

Dynamic Views

Works showing big landscapes and small intimate moments are highlights of Christie’s American art sale in New York

124

Captivating Pair

Two important Norman Rockwell images among offerings at Sotheby’s November 13 American art sale in New York

128

Something for Everyone

Bonhams’ sale of American art offers material from a wide range of genres

132

Touching the Soul

Heritage Auctions’ November 3 sale includes narrative-filled illustrations and 19th-century American impressionism

136

Fresh Focus

Freeman’s sale of American art and Pennsylvania Impressionism includes new to the market paintings by Garber, Redfield and Gollings

140

Southwest Modern

Santa Fe Art Auction brings a variety of New Mexico modernist works to bidders on November 11

144

Family Connections

Grogan & Co.’s 30th anniversary auction features several works that have desceneded from the artist to the consignors’ families

146

Western Wonders

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ two-day Arts of the American West sale features historic art from a Midwestern museum

148

Going West

Western works by William R. Leigh, Carl Rungius and others help bring in a stunning $16 million at the Coeur d’Alene Art Auction

150

Joint Report


Galleries in this Issue







Palm Beach Art, Antique & Design Show

Palm Beach Art, Antique & Design Show

FL

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

ID

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

IL


Gerald Peters Gallery • Estates

Gerald Peters Gallery • Estates

NM



Burchfield Penney Art Center

Burchfield Penney Art Center

NY



Debra Force Fine Art, Inc.

Debra Force Fine Art, Inc.

NY











A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings, LLC

A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings, LLC

WA