Issue 40

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American Fine Art Magazine #40

July 2018

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Gallery Shows


68

Building Connections

Vose Galleries displays works from the collection of G. Arnold and Carol Haynes

72

Out of the Shadows

Gerald Peters Gallery showcases rare paintings from Ralph Meyers

76

In the Heat

Hawthorne Fine Art showcases summer scenes

78

Inner Self

A series of Esteban Vicente’s abstract garden-inspired paintings is on view at LewAllen Galleries

80

One Hundred

Photographs by Arnold Newman will be on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery from May 10 through June 30

82

Drawing the Line

Realism and Abstraction in Expressionist art at Galerie St. Etienne

Departments


22


26

Art Market Updates



30

Market Reports



34

Museum News



36

People & Places


Columns


40

Make Our Garden Grow



60

New Mexican Narratives

The home of Nedra and Richard Matteucci is steeped in Santa Fe history

Features


44

Keepers of the Flame

Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition at the Norman Rockwell Museum

52

Army of Artists

While soldiers fought in Europe during World War I, American artists and illustrators waged war on a different front—their easels

56

Incandescence

Becoming Tiffany: From Hudson Valley Painter to Gilded Age Tastemaker at the Lyndhurst Mansion

Events & Fairs


86

Eclectic Collections

The Newport Show exhibits antiques, jewelry, mid-century art and other works from more than 40 unique dealers

88

Historical Focus

Exhibitors in the third annual Nantucket Summer Antiques Show present fine art, antique furnishings, silver, décor and ephemera

90

An Evening of Exploration

Just Off Madison featured fine American art from some of the foremost galleries and dealers in the Manhattan area on May 22

Museum Exhibitions


92

Harmony and Power

A retrospective featuring the impressionistic paintings of Rae Sloan Bredin is on view now at the James A. Michener Art Museum

96

A Light of His Own

An exhibition at the Clyfford Still Museum explores the artist’s retreats to Yaddo

98

The Beyond

Crystal Bridges pairs Georgia O’Keeffe and contemporary artists

Auctions


102

Icons of the West

Images of cowboys, Native Americans and other Western figures hit the auction block at Coeur d’Alene Art Auction July 28

106

Diverse Examples

Eldred’s August sale features works from the collection of Carl and Sonia Schmitt and notable Massachusetts paintings

108

Joint Auction Preview



110

Illustrative Results

Sotheby’s American art sale is dominated by Norman Rockwell illustrations

112

Sensational Spring

Christie’s American art department brings in $141 million in the month of May alone in New York

114

Setting Records

The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller makes history at Christie’s

116

In Demand

Heritage Auctions’ May 4 sale yields more than $4.5 million, with work by Norman Rockwell leading the pack

118

Modernism Marvels

Strong prices for modernist works drives Bonhams’ American art sale to over $2 million

120

Back for More

After a white glove sale in January, the Scottsdale Art Auction returns with an $11 million sale

122

Celebrated Collection

International interest in the Collection of Dorrance “Dodo” H. Hamilton pushes Freeman’s single-owner sale to $4.9 million

124

Joint Auction Report


Galleries in this Issue





The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show

The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show

MA


Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

MD

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries

ME

Christopher Cardozo Fine Art

Christopher Cardozo Fine Art

MN


Altermann Galleries & Auctioneers

Altermann Galleries & Auctioneers

NM




The Antique American Indian Art Show

The Antique American Indian Art Show

NM

American Illustrators Gallery

American Illustrators Gallery

NY











National Museum of Wildlife Art

National Museum of Wildlife Art

WY

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

WY

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

WY