Issue 2

Past Issue

Native American Art #2

April / May 2016

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Departments


38


40

Curator Chat



42

Acquisitions




48

Market Report



50

Book Review


Features


54

Looking Ahead

Bob and Lora Sandroni’s collections in their Santa Fe and California homes maintain a connection to the people who made and wore them. By John O’Hern

62

Good Eye & Pie

Exhibition at the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian explores Native American art through Ted Coe’s career. By Bruce Bernstein

68

Going Home Again

Forrest E. Mars Jr. ushers the Gallatin Collection to rightful home near the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming. By Donna Poulton

74

The Storytellers

A new exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City focuses on the art of narrative storytelling on paper and beyond. By Michael Clawson

Gallery Previews


88

A Sacred Subject

The Woven Holy People exhibition is on view at Nizhoni Ranch Gallery.

92

Evolving Ideas

Blue Rain Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, showcases new works by Richard Zane Smith.

94

Spiritual Ways

Bischoff’s Gallery features the art of Jack To’baahe Gene and Frank Gene.

98

Tradition & Innovation

Works by mother-daughter artists Pablita Velarde and Helen Hardin on show at Adobe Gallery.

Events/Fairs


106

Mother Earth

More than 200 artists exhibit during the annual Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival in Santa Fe.

108

Expanding East

The Indigenous Fine Art Market hosts inaugural East Coast event at Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center.

110

A Rich History

The Trail of Tears Art Show returns to Oklahoma’s Cherokee Heritage Center to feature a diverse group of artists.

111

Nations Unite

More than 700 tribes to be represented at the 33rd annual Gathering of Nations event in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

112

Bay Area Tradition

The 32nd annual American Indian Art Show – Marin saw record attendance and steady clients throughout the weekend event.

Museum Exhibitions


116

Woven Patterns

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia presents the exhibition Cherokee Basketry: Woven Culture.

120

Static Decay

Cannupa Hanska Luger’s new exhibition, Reliquary, examines ceramic skulls as vessels of life, death and everything in between.

Auctions


124

Visual Beauty

An estimated 250 lots will go to the auction block in Skinner’s American Indian & Ethnographic Art auction May 6.

126

Common Bond

Items from several large collections available at Cowan’s American Indian and Western Art auction in Cincinnati.

128

Individual Styles

Nearly 300 museum-quality works of Inuit and First Nations art go on sale May 25 at Walker’s Fine Art & Estate Auctions.

130

Fresh Finds

Skinner, Inc.’s February 6 auction of The Van Kirke & Helen Nelson Collection sees strong prices across categories

Galleries in this Issue


Antique Tribal Dealers Association

Antique Tribal Dealers Association



Antique Tribal Dealers Association

Antique Tribal Dealers Association



E & VE Auctions

E & VE Auctions

Paris, France




Walker's Inuit Art & First Nations Art Auction

Walker's Inuit Art & First Nations Art Auction

Toronto

Bischoff's Gallery

Bischoff's Gallery

Scottsdale, AZ

Bonner David Galleries

Bonner David Galleries

Scottsdale, AZ

Cowboy Legacy

Cowboy Legacy

Scottsdale, AZ

Faust Gallery

Faust Gallery

Scottsdale, AZ

Heard Museum Shops

Heard Museum Shops

Phoenix, 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

Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale, AZ

Territorial Indian Arts & Antiques

Territorial Indian Arts & Antiques

Scottsdale, AZ

Waddell Trading Co

Waddell Trading Co

Scottsdale, AZ


Bonhams

Bonhams

San Francisco, CA

Bonhams

Bonhams

San Francisco, CA

Todos Santos Trading Post

Todos Santos Trading Post

CA

Don Siegel Chipeta Trading Company

Don Siegel Chipeta Trading Company

Denver, CO

Mystic Warriors

Mystic Warriors

Evergreen, CO

Turkey Mountain Traders

Turkey Mountain Traders

Evergreen, CO

Buffalo Barry's Indian Art

Buffalo Barry's Indian Art

MA


Thomas Lull Indian Art

Thomas Lull Indian Art

Watertown, MN

Dirk Soülis Auctions

Dirk Soülis Auctions

Lono Jack, MT

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

Buffalo Tracks Gallery

Buffalo Tracks Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

H. Malcolm Grimmer

H. Malcolm Grimmer

Santa Fe, NM

Lloyd Kiva Native Genius

Lloyd Kiva Native Genius

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

Steve Elmore Indian Art

Steve Elmore Indian Art

Santa Fe, NM

The American Indian Art Show Santa Fe

The American Indian Art Show Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM

The Rainbow Man

The Rainbow Man

Santa Fe, NM

Upton Greyshoes Ethelbah

Upton Greyshoes Ethelbah

Santa Fe, NM

John Molloy Gallery

John Molloy Gallery

New York, NY

Trotta-Bono

Trotta-Bono

Shrub Oak, NY

Cowan's Auction

Cowan's Auction

Cincinnati, OH

Spavined Creek Gallery

Spavined Creek Gallery

Spavinaw, OK

Four Winds Gallery

Four Winds Gallery

Pittsburgh, PA

Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions

Dallas, TX

Old West Show & Auction

Old West Show & Auction

Fort Worth, TX

Woodland Indian Art Show & Market

Woodland Indian Art Show & Market

Green Bay, WI

Cayuse Western Americana

Cayuse Western Americana

Jackson Hole, WY

Fighting Bear Antiques

Fighting Bear Antiques

Jackson, WY