Issue 13

Current Issue

Native American Art #13

February / March 2018


Departments


44


46

Market Reports



48

New Acquisition



50

Curator Chat



Gallery Previews


104

Dynamic Clay

Contemporary pottery works on display at King Galleries

108

Family Histories

Faust Gallery brings together a variety of artists before the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market

112

Precision in Stone

Contemporary and historic jewelry is on view at Waddell Gallery

Events/Fairs


116

Diamond Anniversary

The Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market celebrates 60 years

120

Crossing Generations

The February American Indian Art Show | Marin brings together traditional and contemporary artwork

124

Festive Feel

The annual SWAIA Winter Market took place December 16 and 17 at Santa Fe’s historic La Fonda Hotel

126

Native Spirit

This March, downtown Scottsdale’s galleries come together for the annual Native Spirit ArtWalk

Museum Exhibitions


130

Sacred Lives

Douglas Miles’ exhibition of photograph blankets now on view at the Arizona Capitol Museum in Phoenix

134

Generational Art

Western Spirit showcases family traditions in contemporary Hopi art

138

Life Ways

An exhibit at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture tackles Apache history

Auctions


142

Solid Response

Katsina dolls and textiles are among the standouts of Bonhams’ December 4 sale of Native American art

144

Trading Up

Collector who traded spurs for Chumash coiled jar wins big at Heritage Auctions’ ethnographic art sale

Special Section


58

Deciphering Katsina

How to identify vintage katsina dolls

66

Decades of Katsina Dolls

An iconic Southwestern art form moves from cultural artifact to fine art

74

Turning the Power

The life and katsinam of Wilson Tawaquaptewa

78

Dramatic Evolutions

The transformations of Manuel Denet Chavarria

84

Katsina Buying 101

Heard Museum katsina buyer James Barajas offers some do’s and don’ts when it comes to collecting the popular doll carvings

90

The Hopi and their World of Spirits

I am as old as the memory of my people and as young as my children yet unborn

96

Cloud Carvings

A buyer’s guide for katsinas with advice from experts

Galleries in this Issue



Cody Sanderson and Olin Tsingine

Cody Sanderson and Olin Tsingine

AZ




Getzwiller's Nizhoni Ranch Gallery

Getzwiller's Nizhoni Ranch Gallery

AZ




Jesse Monongya Studios

Jesse Monongya Studios

AZ


Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery

AZ

Museum of Northern Arizona

Museum of Northern Arizona

AZ


Territorial Indian Arts & Antiques

Territorial Indian Arts & Antiques

AZ




American Indian Art Show Marin

American Indian Art Show Marin

CA

Historic & Contemporary Navajo Rugs

Historic & Contemporary Navajo Rugs

CA

Miles and Miles Trading

Miles and Miles Trading

CA

San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art

San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art

CA


Native American Collections

Native American Collections

CO

Turkey Mountain Traders

Turkey Mountain Traders

CO




Brian Label's Old West Events

Brian Label's Old West Events

NM

Buffalo Barry's Indian Art

Buffalo Barry's Indian Art

NM

Don Siegel | Chipeta Trading Company

Don Siegel | Chipeta Trading Company

NM


Roadside America's Gallery of the West

Roadside America's Gallery of the West

NM

Sherwoods Spirit of America

Sherwoods Spirit of America

NM


Sunwest Silver Co Inc

Sunwest Silver Co Inc

NM

The Dancing Rabbit Gallery

The Dancing Rabbit Gallery

NM





Artesian Arts Festival

Artesian Arts Festival

OK



Matt Wood's Antique American Indian Art, LLC

Matt Wood's Antique American Indian Art, LLC

WA

Fighting Bear Antiques

Fighting Bear Antiques

WY