AAC Issue 82

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American Art Collector #82

August 2012

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Glenn Ness

Pool presence

100

Vincent Giarrano

New York beauty

102

Louisa McElwain

Communing with nature

104

Beth Rundquist

Can you relate?

106

Michael Lynn Adams

Garden gifts

108

Carol Mothner

Armor and companions

110

Kyla Zoe Rafert

Romantic notions

112

Cleber Stecei

Cultivating the Cape

114

Scott Kelley

Children of lost whalers

116

Fred Jamar

Crisscrossing

118

Dennis Wojtkiewicz

Slices of life

120

Gail Factor

Stream of consciousness

122

Barbara Ernst Prey

40 years of painting

124

Deborah Gold

Vibrancy of New York

126

Heads up

A group portrait exhibit

128

Taylor Montague & Kate Sikorski

Coastal commons

130

Sharing a legacy

Still lifes on display

132

From across the pond

European masters summer show

Departments


34

The Savvy Collector's Preview

Guide to Upcoming Shows

38

Calling Coast to Coast!



40

Santa Fe Art News



42

New England Art News



Special Sections


56

The Art Lover's Guide to Collecting Fine Art in the Pacific Northwest

Introduction by Kent Whipple

68

Art of the Portrait:

Striving for Excellence By Christine Egnoski

72

The Portrait Society of America



72

The Portrait Society of America



73

Portrait Artists Directory



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Capturing an Essence: Collecting Portrait Art



92

Napa Valley Art Festival

26 of the West's top representational artists come together for the fifth annual event.

94

ArtAspen

More than 30 galleries present some of the best in post-war contemporary art at this year's event.

139

Santa Fe Kick Off

American Art Collector and Western Art Collector's 6th annual Santa Fe celebration.

Columns


44

Pulled Into Collecting

By Eric Christopher Cohler

50

Going Home Again

By John O'Hern

Galleries in this Issue




Napa Valley Art Festival

Napa Valley Art Festival

CA

Susan Powell Fine Art

Susan Powell Fine Art

CT








Beals & Abbate Fine Art

Beals & Abbate Fine Art

NM

Beals & Abbate Fine Art

Beals & Abbate Fine Art

NM

Beals & Abbate Fine Art

Beals & Abbate Fine Art

NM


Sugarman-Peterson Gallery

Sugarman-Peterson Gallery

NM



Richard J. Demanto Fine Arts Gallery

Richard J. Demanto Fine Arts Gallery

NY





M Gallery of Fine Art SE

M Gallery of Fine Art SE

SC

M Gallery of Fine Art SE

M Gallery of Fine Art SE

SC

Houston Fine Art Fair

Houston Fine Art Fair

TX


West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park

West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park

VT