AAC Issue 1

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American Art Collector #1

October 2005

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Tom Nicholas

This distinguished artist's upcoming show in Maine is full of mood, light and drama.

60

Bernardo Torrens

Spanish artist Torrens instills the figurative works in his New York show with reverent introspection.

64

Peter Poskas III

Poskas mixes new still lifes with a family tradition of painting Maine landscapes.

68

R. Kenton Nelson

This New York show attempts to capture the artist's perfect world through narative idealism.

72

Eric Hammer

This emerging artist is dedicated to quality, craftsmanship and traditional style.

76

Ken Davies

Living proof that a great artist can excel in any medium.

80

Elizabeth O'Reilly

This new show promises elegant simplicity through shape and color.

84

James Mullen

A mix of traditional oil on canvas paintings combined with oil on plexiglass works that reflect the viewer as part of the painting.

88

John Evans

This Cape Cod-based artist documents the light and visual drama of the area's tidal bays.

92

Julien Landa

Dutch artist uses Vermeer's birthplace to inspire new paintings.

96

Alan Feltus

Contemporary figurative paintings have a timeless quality.

98

Mel Leipzig

Leipzig finds beauty in the extraordinary and revealing ways people interact with their environments.

100

Duncan Hannah

Anglophile artist uses Hitchcock films to evoke a sense of drama in his New York show.

102

Paul Sattler

Multiple meanings invite collectors to explore each canvas.

104

James Rieck

Artist finds inspiration in images drawn from New York consumer culture.

106

The McCaw Tradition

Collectors won't want to miss this important exhibition by Dan, Danny and John McCaw.

112

Will Wilson

Exclusive opportunity to collect works by an artist who shows only once every four years.

116

Raymond Han

Han wants collectors to get an aesthetic charge from the simple beauty of these new still lifes.

120

Jesse Powell

Young artist sees the prices of his plein air paintings double in the last five years.

124

Scott Prior

Prior is best known for depicting the landscape around his Massachusetts home.

128

Gerald Brommer

The sincerity and emotional content of Brommer's art will entice collectors to Carmel.

134

Hung Liu

Dignity of early Chinese Pioneer inspires artist's new San Francisco show.

136

Lindsay Goodwin

Goodwin finds beauty in the historic interior spaces combined with contemporary life.

138

Hiro Yokose

Sophisticated collectors will enjoy the soft, meditative quality of Yokose's images.

140

Deborah Davidson

Symbolic imagery in a traditional style creates paintings that explore the human condition.

141

Kent Alexander

Multi-figured self-portraits comment on identity issues.

148

Kevin Macpherson

Collectors who appreciate academic training and personal reflection will appreciate Macpherson's work.

154

Ellen Wagener

Wagener's monumental skies and wide open spaces break the Arizona landscape cliche'.

158

Jeffrey Blondes

Blondes' plein air depictions of European landscapes available for the first time in Santa Fe.

164

Raymond L. Knaub

The quiet drama of the twilight will win Knaub more loyal collectors.

168

Libby Johnson

This new show contrasts the vastness of nature with the intimacy of a still life.

172

Koo Schadler

Masterful use of egg tempera will remind collectors of the great artists of the past.

174

William Acheff

Such is the appeal of this artist's work that collectors are asked to register expressions of interest.

178

Steve Perrault

These paintings provide a metaphor for the psychological and spiritual journey of life.

182

Karen Jilly

Bold, architectural style signals refreshing change of pace for Scottsdale.

184

Bill Haveron

Artist returns to the Dallas market after a decade.

188

Kevin Sloan

This artist's new Italianate-style landscapes exist only within the boundaries of the canvas.

190

Calvin Liang

Impressionistic color married with classic structure set Liang's new body of work apart.

202

Jeffrey Hein

Life-sized paintings provide a contemporary twist to traditional portraiture.

206

Connie Borup

Small intimate works bring nature to the forefront of Borup's paintings.

212

Rodger Bechtold

Overlooked scenes in nature evoke emotional response from Bechtold's expressionistic landscapes.

216

Paul Galloway

Galloway uses photorealistic style to document transformation from adolescence to adulthood.

218

Mario Robinson

New artist captures the soul of Black America in his upcoming Charleston show.

196

Daniel Sprick

Daniel Sprick adds a touch of Renaissance light to his distinctly modern still lifes.

208

Eric Conklin

For Maryland trompe l'oeil artist Eric Conklin, tempting gallery viewers to touch the art to see if it's real is part of his job.

214

Michael Riddet

Teasing the viewer is Michael Riddet's way of creating intriguing metaphors about man and nature.

36

Talent-Spotting at the Art Students League Anniversary Exhibitions



48

14th Annual USArtists: American Fine Art Show



142

The State of the Realist Nation



10

Art Dealer

Fall Art Market Preview By Richard Polsky

14

Art Design Consultant

What Do You Say to a Naked Wall? By Eric Cohler

18

Art Consultant

How an Art Consultant Can Help You By Aldo Castillo

22

Art Appraisers Association of America

Maybe it's Time to Call an Art Appraiser for the True Value of Your Art Collection. With Jane Jacob, Bob Banks and David Gallager

28

Art Dealer

A Very Private Eye By Timothy Baum

34

Museum Curator

A Museum-Worthy Collection for the Price of a Cup of Coffee? By Bruce Robertson

36

15-Minute Guide

Buying Your First Masterpiece By Larry Charles

220

The Artist

Confessions of a Starving Artist By Harley Brown