Issue 46

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American Fine Art Magazine #46

July 2019

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Gallery Shows


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Abstraction Through Collage

The development of abstraction through collage in paintings of the 1930s and 1940s will be examined in an exhibition at D. Wigmore Fine Art beginning May 20

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Well-known and Unknown

Charles Biederman’s brief but powerful period as a painter is surveyed during an exhibition at Menconi + Schoelkopf

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The Modern Way

A new exhibition at GRAHAM SHAY 1857 in New York City examines modern paintings and sculpture from 1925 to 1985

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A Place in the Sun

The annual Summer Reading exhibition at Hawthorne Fine Art showcases beach scenes that echo the spirit of the season

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Back to Abstract

An exhibition at Helicline Fine Art explores one facet of James Daugherty’s diverse career

Departments


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Art Market Updates



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Market Report



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Museum News



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New Acquisition



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People & Places


Columns


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Vanguardians


Features


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Growing Enthusiasm

Louis M. Salerno, owner of Questroyal Fine Art, provides insight on the current market for Hudson River School paintings

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Landscapes of the Imagination

An exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts elicits an exploration of the ways in which landscape is interpreted through the lens of art

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On the Shore

The Cape Ann Museum traces Winslow Homer’s evolution as a marine painter

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A Love of the Land

Thomas Cole’s Refrain: The Paintings of Catskill Creek chronicles the artist’s nearly two-decade infatuation with the famed New York landscape

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Golden State of Mind

Pat and Dick Amtower’s home pays homage to fine art depicting California and reflects their adventures within the state

Events & Fairs


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Island Treasures

The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show offers visitors the opportunity to view and purchase historic art and antiques

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Exquisite Objects

Over 40 dealers present fine art, antique furniture, jewelry and more at The Newport Show this summer for its 13th year

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Signs of Spring

This May’s Just off Madison art walk was one of the most well-attended in the nearly ten year history of the event

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Fine Art Focus

The 2019 Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show’s expanded fine art offerings draw interest

Museum Exhibitions


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Art for All

An exhibition at the Columbus Museum of Art brings watercolorist Alice Schille back to life in time for her 150th birthday

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A Life in Art

A new retrospective at the Taos Art Museum focuses on the work and life of Marjorie Eaton

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On the Road

The Toledo Museum of Art celebrates American car culture with a new exhibition now open in Ohio

Auctions


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The Old West

Western works from icons of the genre are among highlights of the 34th annual Coeur d’Alene Art Auction on July 27

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Setting Sail

Eldred’s first auction on Nantucket Island features an array of maritime artwork

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Joint Auction Preview



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Leading the Way

Christie’s May 22 American art sale brings in nearly $33 million in sales with several key auction records

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A Full Spectrum

Above-estimate sales and new auction records mark a $19 million American art sale at Sotheby’s

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Fresh Works

Bonhams’ May 22 American art sale saw four world auction records and a number of works brand new to the auction block

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Record Breaking Sale

On May 3, Heritage Auctions hosted its highest grossing American Art auction in company history

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Out West

Western classics from Thomas Moran, Albert Bierstadt and others brings in $13.2 million at the Scottsdale Art Auction

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Joint Auction Report