Issue 1

Past Issue

Native American Art #1

February / March 2016

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Departments


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40

Curator Chat



42

Acquisition




48

Market Report


Features


58

Pictorial Records

The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University presents a rare exhibition of Red Horse’s drawings of the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

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Reflections of History

A retrospective of artwork by Kay WalkingStick is on view now at the National Museum of the American Indian.

70

Indigenous Beauty

Native American Art sits down for an exclusive interview with Chuck and Valerie Diker.

Columns


52

The Thrill of the Hunt

Al Anthony’s New Mexico home is filled with a lifetime full of collecting history.

Gallery Previews


82

Modernly Ancestral

Virgil Ortiz debuts new ceramic works at King Galleries in Scottsdale, Arizona.

86

Colorful Culture

Kevin Red Star creates contemporary works with historical subject matter for show at Modern West Fine Art in Salt Lake City.

88

Sacred and Modern

American geometric abstraction is the subject of new exhibition at John Molloy Gallery in New York City.

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Interpreting Daily Life

Harrison Begay’s classic “Studio Style” paintings displayed at Bischoff’s Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Events/Fairs


100

Art of Pottery

Arizona’s Heard Museum to celebrate pottery makers throughout the centuries at 58th annual Indian Fair & Market.

104

Diversity of Material

Contemporary and historic materials are highlights of the 32nd annual American Indian Art Show – Marin in San Rafael, California.

108

Stunning Variety

A diverse selection of offerings will be available from art dealers at Brian Lebel’s High Noon Show & Auction in Mesa, Arizona.

112

An Evening for Collectors

Top-tier works and exhibitions on view at Native American art galleries during ArtWalk in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Museum Exhibitions


116

On Fire

More than 100 pieces from the Nancy and Alan Cameros Collection now on view at the Rockwell Museum.

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Basket Mania

Native American baskets collected during the late Victorian era are highlighted in a new exhibition at Montclair Art Museum.

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The Artist Who Sees with His Hands

Works by Michael Naranjo featured at the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia.

Auctions


128

More than 70 Years of Collecting

The Van Kirke and Helen Nelson Collection of Plains and Plateau Indian Art hits the auction block at Skinner Auctioneers in Boston.

130

Smoke Signals

Allan Houser bronze works are among the top lots available at the Scottsdale Art Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

132

Solid Results

Bonhams’ December Native American art auction brings in nearly $1.5 million in San Francisco.

Galleries in this Issue




Altamira Fine Art

Altamira Fine Art

Scottsdale, AZ

Bischoff's Gallery

Bischoff's Gallery

Scottsdale, AZ

Faust Gallery

Faust Gallery

Scottsdale, AZ


Heard Museum

Heard Museum

Phoenix, AZ

Heard Museum Shops

Heard Museum Shops

Phoenix, AZ

Heard Museum Shops

Heard Museum Shops

Phoenix, AZ

High Noon Show & Auction

High Noon Show & Auction

Mesa, AZ

John Hill Gallery

John Hill Gallery

Scottsdale, AZ

Medicine Man Gallery

Medicine Man Gallery

Tucson, AZ

Nizhoni Ranch Gallery

Nizhoni Ranch Gallery

Sonoita, AZ


River Trading Post

River Trading Post

Scottsdale, AZ


Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale, AZ


Territorial Indian Arts

Territorial Indian Arts

Scottsdale, AZ

Terry Van Loenen

Terry Van Loenen

Queen Creek, AZ

Waddell Trading Co

Waddell Trading Co

Scottsdale, AZ

Wigwam Festival of Fine Art

Wigwam Festival of Fine Art

Wigwam, AZ

John Moran Auctioneers

John Moran Auctioneers

Monrovia, CA

Mystic Warriors Indian Art

Mystic Warriors Indian Art

Evergreen, CO

Turkey Mountain Traders

Turkey Mountain Traders

Evergreen, CO

Booth Western Art Museum

Booth Western Art Museum

Cartersville, GA

Eiteljorg

Eiteljorg

Indianapolis, IN


Thomas Lull Indian Art

Thomas Lull Indian Art

Watertown, MN

Dirk Soulis Auctions

Dirk Soulis Auctions

Lone Jack , MO

Sundog Fine Art

Sundog Fine Art

Bozeman, MT

Thomas Nygard

Thomas Nygard

Bozeman, MT

Adobe Gallery

Adobe Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Altermann Galleries & Auctioneers

Altermann Galleries & Auctioneers

Santa Fe, NM

Blue Rain Gallery

Blue Rain Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Cowboy & Indians Antiques

Cowboy & Indians Antiques

Albuquerque , NM

Don Siegel & Christopher Selser

Don Siegel & Christopher Selser

NM

H. Malcolm Grimmer

H. Malcolm Grimmer

Santa Fe, NM

Nedra Matteucci Galleries

Nedra Matteucci Galleries

Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe Exports

Santa Fe Exports

Santa Fe, NM

The Rainbow Man

The Rainbow Man

Santa Fe, NM


John Molloy Gallery

John Molloy Gallery

New York, NY

Marcy Burns American Indian Arts

Marcy Burns American Indian Arts

New York, NY

The Rockwell Museum

The Rockwell Museum

Downtown Corning, NY

Trotta-Bono

Trotta-Bono

Shrub Oak, NY

Cowan's Auctions

Cowan's Auctions

Cincinnati, OH

Walker's Auctions

Walker's Auctions

Ottawa, ON

Four Winds Gallery

Four Winds Gallery

Pittsburgh, PA

Heritage Aucions

Heritage Aucions

Dallas, TX


Fighting Bear Antiques

Fighting Bear Antiques

Jackson, WY