AAC Issue 2

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American Art Collector #2

December 2005

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Don Jacot

Photorealist painter uses vintage toys as subject matter for his New York show.

86

Malcolm Liepke

Liepke paints the simple truths that make us human.

90

David Leffel

Leffel figured out the simple logic of painting as mastered by Rembrandt.

94

Ovanes Berberian

Master colorist emphasizes color relationships and composition over subject matter.

98

Charles Kapsner

Kapsher's intricate florals and behind-the-scenes ballet images making debut in Newport Beach.

102

Travis Schlaht

Emerging artist to exhibit new works in all genres at his upcoming San Francisco show.

106

Mark Lague

The artist's urban landscapes capture the beauty of a city through loose, dynamic brushstrokes.

110

David Lloyd Glover

Whether he's working in oil or watercolor, this L.A. artist is a sublime colorist.

112

Jennifer Bartlett

Bartlett's large-scale canvas present a realism that hints at abstraction.

118

James Cook

Scottsdale exhibition presents Cook's diverse takes on contemporary impressionism.

122

Vachagan Narazyan

Collectors love the timeless quality and unique subject matter of these neo-surrealistic paintings.

124

Anthony Mastromatteo

Working at Christie's auction house gave artist inspiration to create his own paintings.

128

Tom Maakestad

Maakestad's rural Minnesota upbringing inspires oil pastel landscapes with a personal feel.

132

Hamilton Aguiar

Aguiar creates a new style of painting using layers of silverleaf and resin.

138

Jeffrey Reed

Philadelphia artist captures nature's subleties in the new exhibition at his

142

Victor Wang

Wang's larger-than-life impasto paintings express the emotion and passion of the immigrant experience.

146

Heather Neill

Neill creates a classical richness of color and lets the subjects speak for themselves.

150

Maarten Platje

Dutch artist finds visual inspiration in American maritime history.

154

Ed Hatch

Virginia artist uses personal experience to create quietly emotive works.

158

Oleg Nefedkin

Versatile artist finds happiness and tranquility in impressionistic paintings of nature.

162

Ivan Kugach

Emerging Russian artist exhibits classical technique and strong realist style.

166

Mary Whyte

Whyte pleases her collectors with new figurative watercolors depicting the people of Johns Island, South Carolina.

170

Ben Long

Long presents his classical realist figure paintings in extensive North Carolina show.

174

Milt Kobayashi

Kobayashi creates a sense of mood and mystery with his expressive figurative paintings.

178

Scott Moore

Moore combines landscapes with architectural elements to create a sense of drama in his new paintings at a special Maine venue.

182

Dmitri Danish

Danish paints cityscapes and landscapes inspired by the beauty of the passage of time.

186

Joan Marti

Spanish artist unveils an evocative mix of subjects and sizes on show for the first time in Florida.

70

Karen Horn

Horn brings her garden into the studio for her meticulously created floral still lifes.

80

William Berra

The new Tuscan landscapes of William Berra leave something to the imagination.

114

Ted Goerschner

Always honoring the light, Ted Goerschner favors painterly quality over quantity.

134

Gary Erbe

Erbe's paintings provoke viewers through simple juxtaposition of objects and environments.

50

Small Blessings

Intimate, expressive, spontaneous, intuitive - the small work gives the collector more insight into the creative impulses of the artist at Gallery 1261.

10

Art Traces

Latin American art finds a home in new Gold Coast residence of this Chicago collector. By Aldo Castillo

16

Art Design Consultant

Art and the Power of Placement - and why it's important. By Eric Cohler

22

Art Librarian

A Collector's First Port of Call for Research: The Frick Art Reference Library in New York. By Inge Reist

28

Art Appraiser

What to do if the painting you want to buy doesn't have a signature. By Jane C.H. Jacob

34

Arts Reporter

Separating fact from fiction in the New York art market. By Robert J. Hughes

42

Gallery Owner

Observations and Relevations By John Pence

44

Museum curator

Wyeth Retrospective exhibit launches the newly renovated High Museum. By Anne Knutson

67

Gallery Owner

Forty Years of Photo-Realism By Louis K. Meisel

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The Artist

Confessions of a Starving Artist by Harley Brown