Issue 39

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American Fine Art Magazine #39

May 2018


Gallery Shows


68

A Body of Work—Electric

Winold Reiss eludes classification at Hirschl & Adler Galleries exhibition in New

72

Here Comes the Sun

Kraushaar Galleries’ upcoming exhibition features 20th-century works with splashes of spring and summer sentiment

74

Light & Color

Vose Galleries features over 50 works from important American painters

78

Figurative Pioneers

David Park and Milton Avery are the subject of a new exhibition at Hackett Mill

82

Modernist Marriage

Beatrice Mandelman and Louis Ribak are the subjects of a new exhibition at Modern West Fine Art

86

Three Generations

Somerville Manning’s annual American Masters show spans the life of three Wyeths

90

Series D

The Lobby Gallery spotlights Tadasky’s exploration of thick and thin lines

Departments


22


26

Art Market Updates



30

Market Reports



32

New Acquisition



34

Museum News



37

People & Places


Columns


38

Putting Out the Welcome Mat


Features


42

Where the Past Met the Future

Albert Bierstadt: Witness to a Changing West at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West by James D. Balestrieri

50

Modern Times

A survey of American modernism, 1910 to 1950, through select works from the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s permanent collection by Rochelle Belsito

56

The American Farm

Agricultural scenes are on view at D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc. by Deedee Wigmore

60

Hunt for Treasure

Dr. Robert Savage searches high and low for the works in his extensive art collection by John O’Hern

Events & Fairs


94

Arms Wide Open

During American Art Week, New York City private art galleries will open their doors to the public

98

Spring Season

Art New York is joined by Frieze and TEFAF New York Spring to create a powerhouse weekend of art fairs in May

Museum Exhibitions


100

Poems of Patriotism

N.C. Wyeth illustrations from 1922 poetry book now on view at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Maine

104

Picturesque and Sublime

The Thomas Cole Historic Site celebrates the 200th anniversary of the artist’s arrival in America

108

The Rockies and the Alps

The Newark Museum showcases the rugged art of Alpine painting

112

Maine Master

The Farnsworth Art Museum opens two exhibitions of Andrew Wyeth’s work

Auctions


116

Harmonizing Sales

After a likely record-setting Rockefeller sale, Christie’s will present a complementary auction of important American artworks

120

Illustrative Works

Sotheby’s upcoming American art auction features 11 works by Norman Rockwell

124

Innovative Viewpoints

A selection of bronzes and modernist paintings are among the highlights of Bonhams’ May 23 sale of American art

128

Golden Age Greats

Important illustrations by Norman Rockwell and his colleagues lead Heritage Auctions’ May 4 American art sale

132

Philadelphia Stalwart

Several works by Arthur Carles will cross the block at Freeman’s American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists sale

136

From Texas to France

Dallas Auction Gallery’s latest Fine Art Auction features works from multiple genres

138

Joint Preview



141

Joint Report


Galleries in this Issue



Sommerville Manning Gallery

Sommerville Manning Gallery

DE







The Couse-Sharp Historic Site

The Couse-Sharp Historic Site

NM


Burchfield Penney Art Center

Burchfield Penney Art Center

NY



Debra Force Fine Art, Inc.

Debra Force Fine Art, Inc.

NY