AAC Issue 43

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American Art Collector #43

May 2009

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106

Jacob Collins

A California return


114

Stephen Magsig

True blue

116

Alex Kanevsky

Through time and space

118

Scott Tulay

Light streaks

120

John Evans

Spirit in the sky

122

Frank Arcuri

Tangible folds

126

Don Stone

A tribute to the 80-year-old artist

130

Michael Chapman

Geometry lessons

134

Henry Stinson

Robots rising

136

Greg Miller

Vintage Americana

138

Bill Murcko

Brothers of the road

140

Jim Darlington

Faces first

50

Long Island Retreat: A conversation with Lew Friedman

By Eric Cohler

54

The lusty month of May

John O'Hern explores the alluring relationship between artists and nature in works that usher in the bloom of spring.

142

Connecting the lines

From realistic to abstract

146

Go Figure

Nuances of the contemporary figure

150

Barbara Applegate and Susan Blackwood

From the heart

154

Arnold Desmarais and Harley Bartlett

Land and sea

158

Trompe l'Oeil Masters



162

Get real

Three realist artists unite


168

Artists of the Florence Academy of Art



170

Greg Skol and Jane Jones

Perfectly natural

174

Ron Sanders

Contemporary Visions

176

Bill Rhea

On a personal note

178

Christopher Slatoff

Sculpting from the heart

180

Katie Swatland

Sweet clarity

182

Tyson Grumm

Unusual realities

184

Andres Morillo

True original

186

Barbara Fracchia

Fast Food and its consumption

187

Dario Campanile

Impulsive visions

188

Shirley Novak

Garden of peace

Departments


38

Calling Coast to Coast!

Each month we ask leading galleries coast to coast to tell us what's hot in their gallery and to identify the trends in their city.

40

The Savvy Collector's Preview Guide to Upcoming Shows



58

American Masters 2009

Dozens of top artists return to New York's Salmagundi Club for the 2nd annual Fine Art Show and Sale.

60

The Art Lover's Guide to Collecting Fine Art in Santa Fe, NM

In this issue, we explore the culturally rich art districts of Santa Fe. Read which galleries are showing work by your favorite artists so you can plan your art collecting getaway.

76

Oil Painters of America's 18th annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils



94

Alliance of Fine Art

Oil Painters of America

175

James Sulkowski

Enduring beauty

188

Sold!

Who's buying whose art they first saw in this magazine.

Galleries in this Issue


Bonner David Galleries

Bonner David Galleries

AZ


Rive Gauche Galleries

Rive Gauche Galleries

AZ

Rive Gauche Galleries

Rive Gauche Galleries

AZ

American Legacy Fine Arts

American Legacy Fine Arts

CA





Quent Cordair Fine Art

Quent Cordair Fine Art

CA


Sue Greenwood Fine Art

Sue Greenwood Fine Art

CA




Cavalier Galleries Inc

Cavalier Galleries Inc

CT







The Guild of Boston Artists

The Guild of Boston Artists

MA


The Russian Art Gallery

The Russian Art Gallery

NC

Highlands Art Gallery

Highlands Art Gallery

NJ





Peterson Cody Gallery

Peterson Cody Gallery

NM

Selby Fleetwood Gallery

Selby Fleetwood Gallery

NM




Bernarducci Meisel Gallery

Bernarducci Meisel Gallery

NY



Rehs Contemporary Galleries

Rehs Contemporary Galleries

NY

Portland  Classic Gallery

Portland Classic Gallery

OR






Patricia Rovzar Gallery

Patricia Rovzar Gallery

WA


The Daily Painters Gallery

The Daily Painters Gallery

ZZ

The Daily Painters Gallery

The Daily Painters Gallery

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