AAC Issue 9

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American Art Collector #9

July 2006

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The Art Lover's Guide to Collecting Fine Art in Taos This Summer



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Rita Roberts and Elizabeth Rickert

Dramatic light and Western skies inspire this Santa Fe show.

164

Xiao Li

Passion, beauty and masters shine in these paintings of New England.

168

William R. Davis

A switch from marine paintings to on location landscapes ushers in this artist's first solo show in 10 years.

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William B. Hoyt

High level of realism achieved through a masterful portrayal of light across subjects.

178

Ovid Ward

Ovid Ward is Perfecting his Mastery of Light.

184

Ryan Brown

Idealized landscapes come from a balance of value, atmosphere and color.

188

Thomas Van Stein

Drama, depth and dimension mark this artist's new work.

190

Scott Terry

This artist shows that winter on the Vineyard is just as picturesque as the summer.

196

Noah Desmond

Spontaneous landscapes evoke the beauty of rural Georgia.

202

Leslie Lusardi

Bird's eye viewpoint gives compositions a sense of tension and movement.

206

Leslie Jakobovits

Drama and Intensity of Mexico carry these painterly landscapes.

210

John Poon

Painterly realist unveils new works in Wilmington.

214

Charles Movalli

Master artist offers an eclectic mix of favorites and Wilmington-inspired pieces.

216

George Pate

Deceptively simple Kiawah Island scenes resound with the soul of the land.

220

Forrest Rodts

Nantucket artist finds the perfect light for his atmospheric paintings.

224

Ellen Skidmore

Large scale paintings captures small moments of beauty and peacefulness.

226

Clay Wagstaff

Collectors respond to unique layered landscapes.

230

Brandon Cook

Idealized landscapes allows collectors a chance to find a unique meaning.

234

Hunt Rettig

Kinetic and visual elements provide another way to fool the eye.

192

Philip Geiger

Philip Geiger's evocative interior settings and domestic scenes provide moments of beauty.

198

Liu Gaofeng

Still life paintings of antique objects speak to collectors through memories and feelings of nostalgia.

70

Collectible Marine Artists



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Collectors' opportunity to purchase world class art that Houston, Texas has to offer.



120

Calling Coast to Coast

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

132

9th Annual International Summer Salon



238

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



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Art Consultant

Home is Where the art is Residences in different cities help this collector live closely with art that has a unique, personal style. Anywhere this travelling collector hangs his art, is home. By Aldo Castillo

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Interior Designer

Anatomy of a Collector At Home with Randy Slifka-Striking a Balance between Color and Light By Eric Cohler

62

Museum Curator

The Call of the Sea Using examples from ASMA, John O'Hern explains why collectors are so drawn to quality marine art. by John O'Hern

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Artist

Confessions of a Starving Artist In this ongoing series, you can read what life is like from an artist's viewpoint. By Harley Brown

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San Francisco, CA

Summer in San Francisco through the eyes of outstanding artists.

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New York, NY

Current Trends in Contemporary Realism on Show in New York

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Sag Harbor, NY

Man and Nature in the Hamptons

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Bar Harbor, ME

Acadia National Park through the eyes of 24 accomplished artists.

156

Orleans, MA

Women Who Paint show opens in Cape Cod

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The Art Lover's Guide to Collecting Fine Art at Cape Cod and the Islands