Issue 44

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American Fine Art Magazine #44

March 2019

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Gallery Shows


68

A Call to the Wild

Questroyal Fine Art presents more than 125 19th-century landscapes during its annual Hudson River School exhibition

72

Becoming Modern

A new Max Weber exhibition at Gerald Peters Gallery examines a 25-year period of growth in the artist’s career

76

Shaped Canvas

An exhibition at D. Wigmore Fine Art explores the work of artists who painted on canvases in a range of dynamic shapes

Departments


28

Art Market Updates



32

Market Report



34


37

People & Places



38

New Acquisition


Columns


42

Features


46

Spirit in the Material World

The National Gallery of Art presents a new exhibition The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists

54

Complementin Collections

A bequest from art collector and philanthropist Richard M. Scaife resulted in a unique opportunity for two Pennsylvania institutions

60

Storytellers

The artwork that hangs in this couple’s Seattle area home is awash in American history

Events & Fairs


84

Better with Age

The Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show showcases exceptional works from the 17th century through today

86

Paint the Town

The Art Show sets the tone for New York’s bustling art fair season

Museum Exhibitions


90

Double-edged

An exhibition at the Philbrook Museum examines the positive and negative implications of technological and industrial progress in the 20th century

94

Renaissance Revival

An exhibition at the Cummer Museum re-examines the work of prolific Harlem Renaissance artist Augusta Savage

98

American Moderns in Watercolor

An intimate exhibition of watercolors by Edward Hopper and his contemporaries is on view at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

102

Sitting Pretty

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston prepares for a major John Singer Sargent exhibition with its first-ever exhibition lab

106

Submerging into the Surreal

An exhibition at the State Hermitage Museum in Russia explores the surrealist work of Roberto Matta

110

Quiet Harmonies

An important exhibition of impressionist Emil Carlsen opens at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in Connecticut

112

Natural Expression

An exhibition at Michener Art Museum in partnership with Art Bridges displays two rare, major works by Daniel Garber and Edward Steichen

Auctions


116

Western Skies

Landscape scenes and cowboy action among highlights at the Scottsdale Art Auction on April 6 in Arizona

120

Regional Highlights

John Moran Auctioneers’ spring California & American Fine Art auction is led by paintings from both coasts of the United States

124

Modern Masterworks

Swann Auction Galleries’ April 4 African-American Art Auction features more than 160 lots of paintings, sculpture and works on paper

126

The Cowboy Artist

A dozen strong works by Charles M. Russell will be available at the show that bears his name in Great Falls, Montana

128

Joint Auction Previews



132

Enthusiastic Bidding

Freeman’s December 9 auction of American art yields strong sell-through rate and more than $3 million in sales

134

Joint Auction Reports


Galleries in this Issue





The Representational Art Conference

The Representational Art Conference

CA





The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction

NV
















Philadephia Antiques and Art Show

Philadephia Antiques and Art Show

PA


A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings

A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings

WA