Issue 31

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American Fine Art Magazine #31

January 2017

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Gallery Shows


58

Divine Nature

Vose Galleries showcases the dazzling snowscapes of New England artist Aldro T. Hibbard

62

A Compelling Range

Fine and decorative arts are shown together at Spanning the Centuries, a new exhibition now open at Hirschl & Adler in New York

66

Soaring Sights

Luminist landscapes by female Hudson River School artists on exhibit at Hawthorne Fine Art

Departments


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26

Museum News



31

Market Reports



34

Art Market Updates



36

People & Places



37

New Acquisitions


Columns


38

Sleeping Around


Features


42

The Art of War

The monumental exhibition World War I and American Art is on view now at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. By James D. Balestrieri

50

Collecting with Purpose

A Seattle home displays one collector’s appreciation for the outdoors, the West and classic American art. By John O’Hern

Events & Fairs


70

American Heirlooms

America’s preeminent antiques show returns for its 63rd year

74

New York City Events

A recap of American Art Week

Museum Exhibitions


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Open Season

A traveling exhibition that highlights hunting and fishing works across many genres opens at Omaha, Nebraska’s Joslyn Art Museum

80

Cross Country

The role of rural life in American art is explored in exhibition opening February 12 at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta

84

Breathtaking Lands

The majesty and intrigue of Mount Washington takes center stage at Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire

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The Exotic East

New exhibition devoted to Orientalist art opens January 24 at Flagler Museum in Palm Beach, Florida

92

Envisioning a Nation

John Trumbull: Visualizing American Independence is on view now at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut

Auctions


96

Texas Treasures

David Dike Fine Art’s 21st annual Texas Art Auction features turn-of-the-century through midcentury modern works

98

Classic Themes

Notable examples by sporting art masters available during Copley Fine Art Auctions’ 2017 Winter Sale on February 17

100

Start of the Season

James D. Julia will kick off its 2017 season with its annual Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction, February 8 through 10

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Joint Auction Previews



104

Magnificent Seven

Christie’s sets seven world auction records during November sale of American art

106

Rock-solid Interest

Works across many genres perform strongly in Sotheby’s November 21 American art auction in New York City

108

Diana Dazzles

Paul Howard Manship’s iconic bronze leads Bonhams’ November 22 sale of American Art, which grossed over $3 million

110

Western Strength

Classic Western imagery excels at Heritage Auctions’ American art sale November 12 in Dallas

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Quintessential Examples

John Moran Auctioneers’ October 25 sale of California and American art achieves more than $2.1 million

114

Surpassing Expectations

Dallas Auction Gallery’s October 5 sale yields over $5.9 million as pieces by Thomas Hart Benton, Charles Bird King and more exceed estimates

116

Joint Auction Reports


Galleries in this Issue





Naples Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Naples Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

FL

Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show

Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show

FL




Thomason Place Auction Galleries

Thomason Place Auction Galleries

ME






Michael Altman Fine Art & Advisory Services

Michael Altman Fine Art & Advisory Services

NY

Michael Altman Fine Art & Advisory Services

Michael Altman Fine Art & Advisory Services

NY

Michael Altman Fine Art & Advisory Services

Michael Altman Fine Art & Advisory Services

NY

Michael Altman Fine Art & Advisory Services

Michael Altman Fine Art & Advisory Services

NY






A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings

A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings

WA