Issue 34

Past Issue

American Fine Art Magazine #34

July 2017

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Gallery Shows


68

Exilic Pleasures

Leila Heller Gallery exhibition spotlights the history and effects of surrealism arriving in America

72

License to Deceive

Exhibition at Hirschl & Adler Galleries examines Trompe l’Oeil in historical and contemporary art

76

Modernists of the Southwest

Addison Rowe Gallery highlights Northern New Mexico modernism in its summer exhibition

80

Artful Pairings

Hawthorne Fine Art’s Summer Reading show pairs literature and paintings

Departments


24


28

Museum News



34

Art Market Updates



36

People & Places



37

New Acquisition



44

Columns


40

What Do They Know



56

Museum Lovers

The Houston home of Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs displays a masterfully curated collection of American impressionism by John O’Hern

Features


48

The Great Upheaval

Howard Pyle and his students’ immense impact on illustration is explored in a new exhibition at the National Museum of American Illustration, by Michael Clawson

Events & Fairs


84

Making a Mark

The second Nantucket Summer Antiques Show looks to build upon its successful first year

86

Summer Sophistication

Over 40 galleries come together in Rhode Island for the Newport Antiques Show

Museum Exhibitions


90

Warp and Woof

The art and life of Marguerite Zorach takes center stage at the Farnsworth Art Museum

94

‘Messing about in boats’

Master of the Maritime: James E. Buttersworth opens this summer at the Cahoon Museum of American Art

98

Ruminations

On view at the New Mexico Museum of Art is an exhibition exploring 22 watercolors by Cady Wells

102

Art Stories

Artwork from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Davies highlights important aspects of American art over 160 years

106

Tokens of Appreciation

Miniature watercolors from William Trost Richards to one of his collectors return to exhibit in Philadelphia

110

The Colorful Spirit

The impressionistic and ecclesiastical paintings of E. Charlton Fortune come together in a new exhibition at Pasadena Museum of California art

Auctions


114

Into the West

More than 300 Western works hit the auction block at the annual Coeur d’Alene Art Auction in Reno, Nevada

118

Maine Attractions

Paintings depicting notable Maine locales and other New England lands among the standouts of James D. Julia’s August sale

120

A Buoyant Market

Works by Cape Cod artists and illustrations are among the standouts of Eldred’s annual Americana & Paintings auction

122

All in the Family

Sporting art from the Donal O’Brien Jr. Collection leads Copley’s sporting sale in Plymouth, Massachusetts

124

Joint Auction Previews



126

Coming Through the Rye

Iconic Frederic Remington Western bronze tops Christie’s $41 million American art sale in New York

128

Planes and Plumbers

Two Norman Rockwell works help bring in more than $33 million at Sotheby’s American art sale May 23 in New York

130

Marsden Triumphs

A 1930 landscape by Marsden Hartley leads Bonhams’ $3.6 million American art sale

132

Triple Threat

An oil study for Norman Rockwell’s iconic Triple Self Portrait sets new record during Heritage Auctions’ May 3 sale in Dallas

134

Going West

Scottsdale Art Auction hits $11 million in sales with iconic Western works from Frederic Remington, Philip R. Goodwin and William R. Leigh

Galleries in this Issue






Eldred's Auctioneers and Appraisers

Eldred's Auctioneers and Appraisers

CT

The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show

The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show

MA


Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry show

Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry show

MD


Gerald Peters Gallery • estates

Gerald Peters Gallery • estates

NM

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

NV

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

NV

American Illustrators Gallery

American Illustrators Gallery

NY



Debra Force Fine Art, INC.

Debra Force Fine Art, INC.

NY







William Vareika Fine Arts LTD

William Vareika Fine Arts LTD

RI



A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings, LLC

A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings, LLC

WA