Issue 8

Current Issue

Native American Art #8

April / May 2017


Departments


44


46

Curator Chat



48

New Acquisitions



Gallery Previews


100

Modernist Weavings

An exhibit on Navajo textiles is ongoing at Nizhoni Ranch Gallery in Sonoita, Arizona.

104

Difficult Subjects

Virgil Ortiz tackles taboo topics at King Galleries in Scottsdale, Arizona.

106

Artistic Reflections

Generational artwork from Susan Folwell on display at King Galleries.

110

A Century of Art

Work from the San Ildefonso Pueblo’s day school is featured at Adobe Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

114

Call & Response

Acoma potter Delores Juanico’s works are featured at Lyn A. Fox Fine Pueblo Pottery in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Events/Fairs


118

Living Treasures

The annual Native Treasures event benefits the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture.

120

Interested Parties

Engaged buyers turn out in record numbers for Brian Lebel’s High Noon Show & Auction in Mesa, Arizona.

122

Solid Sales

The 33rd annual American Indian Art Show — Marin was well received by collectors.

Museum Exhibitions


124

Ground Breakers

A new exhibition at National Museum of Women in the Arts explores the art and legacies of Maria Martinez and Laura Gilpin.

Auctions


130

From Prehistoric to Contemporary

Cowan’s Auctions brings to market thousands of years of Native American art during its April 8 sale.

132

Impressive Provenance

Navajo textiles headline John Moran’s April 25 Decorative Arts auction.

134

Expansive Selection

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ two-day Arts of the American West sale features Native American material from across North America.

136

Textile Spectacular

March in Montana’s auction of fine art and collectibles rounds out Russell Week in Great Falls, Montana.

138

Classic Examples

Sculpture and paintings by noted Inuit artists available at Walker’s Auctions’ May 18 sale.

140

Making a Mark

Skinner’s February 10 sale of the Philip & Patricia Marco Collection sees strong results for rare and quality material.

Special Section


55

Native Textiles



56

Collecting Navajo Rugs

An introduction to the diverse and intricate styles of Navajo textiles

64

Navajo Weavings featuring Mountainway Dancers

A look at these rare and unique pictorial weavings created in the 1920s and 1930s. By Rebecca M. Valette and Jean-Paul Valette

72

Master Weavers

Development of the Toadlena/Two Grey Hills Weaving Style. By Mark Winter

80

Three of a Kind

A trio of rare and unique Navajo chief’s blankets now on view.

82

Spirit Lines

A look at textiles from artists, galleries and dealers across the country.

92

Journey of Love

The home of the Eagles is defined by an admiration for Native American art and the artists who create the work. By John O’Hern

Galleries in this Issue





Seahawk Auctions

Seahawk Auctions

British Columbia Canada

Walker's Inuit Art & First Nations Art Auction

Walker's Inuit Art & First Nations Art Auction

Ottawa

Bischoff's Gallery

Bischoff's Gallery

Scottsdale, AZ

Dennis June Gallery

Dennis June Gallery

Scottsdale, AZ

Faust Gallery

Faust Gallery

Scottsdale, AZ

Garland's Navajo Rugs

Garland's Navajo Rugs

Sedona, AZ

Heard Museum

Heard Museum

Phoenix, AZ

King Galleries

King Galleries

Scottsdale, AZ

King Galleries

King Galleries

Scottsdale, AZ

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery

Tucson, AZ

Nizhoni Ranch Gallery

Nizhoni Ranch Gallery

Sonoita, AZ

River Trading Post

River Trading Post

Scottsdale, AZ

Territorial Indian Arts & Antiques

Territorial Indian Arts & Antiques

Scottsdale, AZ

Waddell Gallery

Waddell Gallery

Scottsdale, AZ

Western Trading Post

Western Trading Post

Casa Grande, AZ

Bonhams

Bonhams

San Francisco, CA

John Moran Auctioneers

John Moran Auctioneers

Monrovia, CA

Objects of Art Los Angeles

Objects of Art Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Don Siegel Chipeta Trading Company

Don Siegel Chipeta Trading Company

Dever, CO

George Shaw Gallery

George Shaw Gallery

Aspen, CO

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Denver, CO

Mystic Warriors

Mystic Warriors

Evergreen, CO

Turkey Mountain Traders

Turkey Mountain Traders

Evergreen, CO


Thomas Lull Indian Art

Thomas Lull Indian Art

Watertown, MN

March in Montana

March in Montana

Great Falls, MT

Sundog Fine Art

Sundog Fine Art

Bozeman, MT

Thomas Nygard

Thomas Nygard

Bozeman, MT

Adobe Gallery

Adobe Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Blue Rain Gallery

Blue Rain Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Grey Dog Trading

Grey Dog Trading

Albuquerque, NM

H. Malcolm Grimmer

H. Malcolm Grimmer

Santa Fe, NM

Lyn A. Fox Fine Pueblo Potery

Lyn A. Fox Fine Pueblo Potery

Santa Fe, NM

Native Jackets

Native Jackets

Santa Fe, NM

Sherwoods Spirit of America

Sherwoods Spirit of America

Santa Fe, NM

SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market

SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market

Santa Fe, NM


Cowan's Auction

Cowan's Auction

Cincinnati, OH

Raven Makes Gallery

Raven Makes Gallery

Sisters, OR

Four Winds Gallery

Four Winds Gallery

Pittsburgh, PA

Brian Lebel's Old West Events

Brian Lebel's Old West Events

Fort Worth, TX

Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions

Dallas, TX

Fighting Bear Antiques

Fighting Bear Antiques

Jackson, WY