Issue 29

Past Issue

American Fine Art Magazine #29

September 2016

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Gallery Shows


66

Enduring Importance

Questroyal Fine Art in New York City presents major works from American masters

70

Space and Movement

D. Wigmore Fine Art examines 1960s Op art movement

74

Maine and America

An exhibition at Wiscasset Bay Gallery highlights the evolution of American modernism in Maine from the late 1920s through the 1950

78

Dreamlike Expressions

New show at Debra Force Fine Art focuses on surrealism and magic realism, as well as pieces inspired by these artistic movements

82

A Creative Life

Gerald Peters Gallery will display artwork by actress and painter Marjorie Eaton

84

Crosscurrents

Vose Galleries provides in-depth look at the colonies, clubs and schools that established American impressionism

88

Outside the Lines

Hirschl & Adler Modern presents exhibition dedicated to abstract art in the 20th century

92

A Chronology of American Art

Avery Galleries’ fall exhibition features 24 works in a survey of 19th-century art, impressionism and modernism

Departments


26


30

Museum News



36

Art Market Updates



38

People & Places



39

New Acquisitions



46


48

Market Reports


Columns


42

Assault on the Battery

By Jay E. Cantor

Features


51

Beautiful Behemoth

Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950 on view at the Georgia Museum of Art from September 17 through December 11. By James D. Balestrieri

58

Fashionable In Philadelphia

The home of Joan and Bernard Spain highlights their passion for paintings, sculpture and Art Deco furniture. By John O’Hern

Events & Fairs


96

New England Tradition

Boston International Fine Art Show returns for 20th anniversary

100

Varied Offerings

The Newport Antiques Show in Rhode Island offered something for every collector

Museum Exhibitions


102

Women Modernists in New York

A case study of Georgia O’Keeffe, Florine Stettheimer, Helen Torr, and Marguerite Thompson Zorac

106

Decade of Development

The Art Institute of Chicago presents America After the Fall: Painting in the 1930s

110

An American Way of Life

Grant Wood and the American Farm, at Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Auctions


114

Multifaceted Offerings

John Moran Auctioneers’ fall California & American Fine Art Auction

118

Cross Section of the West

Jackson Hole Art Auction

120

An Emphasis on Abstraction

Swann Auction Galleries’ African-American Fine Art auction

122

Fresh and Important Works

Dallas Auction Gallery Fine Art Auction

124

Taos to Paris

Brunk Auctions’ September Catalog Auction

126

Joint Auction Preview



130

Private Buyer Growth

Freeman’s American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionist

132

Joint Auction Report


Galleries in this Issue



Class Auction Gallery

Class Auction Gallery

Oakland, CA


Washington Connecticut Antiques & Design Show

Washington Connecticut Antiques & Design Show

Washing Depot, CT

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

Coeur d'Alene, ID

Sculpture Objects Functional Art

Sculpture Objects Functional Art

Chicago, IL

Boston International Fine Art Show

Boston International Fine Art Show

Boston , MA



Thomason Place Auction Galleries

Thomason Place Auction Galleries

Thomaston, ME

Wiscasset Bay Gallery

Wiscasset Bay Gallery

Wiscasset, ME



Antiques Dealer's Association of America

Antiques Dealer's Association of America

Northwood, NH

Santa Fe Art Auction

Santa Fe Art Auction

Santa Fe, NM



Burchfield Penney Art Center

Burchfield Penney Art Center

Buffalo, NY


D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc.

D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc.

New York, NY

Debra Force Fine Art, Inc.

Debra Force Fine Art, Inc.

New York, NY


Questroyal Fine Art

Questroyal Fine Art

New York, NY

Shapiro Auctions

Shapiro Auctions

New York, NY


Avery Galleries

Avery Galleries

Bryn Mawr, PA

Dallas Auction Gallery

Dallas Auction Gallery

Dallas, TX


Texas Contemporary Art Fair

Texas Contemporary Art Fair

Houston, TX