Magazine article Southwest Art

Coast to Coast: BEST OF THE WEST

Magazine article Southwest Art

Coast to Coast: BEST OF THE WEST

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Art of an American Icon

RENO, NV.... Yosemite: Art of an American Icon opens at the Nevada Museum of Art on October 13. The traveling exhibition features over 140 paintings, photographs, and Native American baskets, including works by Albert Bierstodt, Ansel Adams, Eadweard Muybridge, Chiara Obata, Greg Kondos, Maurice Braun, and Anne Brigman. Organized chronologically into four sections, the exhibition explores the ways in which artists have helped shape the visual identity of Yosemite. The first section focuses on the westward expansion and the urge for involvement in nature in the 1 85Os-1 89Os. In the 190Os works such as Ansel Adams' photography and Carrie Bethel's baskets helped turn Yosemite into an icon. The exhibit closes with a glimpse into the park's future through the eyes of past and present artists. The exhibition is accompanied by a color catalog.

Yosemife: Art of an American Icon, October 13 January 13, 2008, Nevada Museum of Art, 775.329.3333,

Seasons of Life

CHARLESTON, SC.... Ella Walton Richardson tine Art Oaliery presents new works by Russian artists Aleksander and Lyuba Titovets in a show titled Seasons of Life. The show opens October 5 and features new landscape, figurative, still-life, and Russian village scenes. Aleksander Titovets' winter landscapes capture the beauty of snow while Lyuba Titovets conveys the glow of summer in her still-life paintings. Seasons of Life also marks the Titovets' 1 5th anniversary of immigrating to Texas from Russia. Meet the artists on Friday, October 5, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Seasons of Life, October 5-27, Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art Gallery, 843. 722.3660,

Cherokee Art Market

TULSA, OK.... The second annual Cherokee Art Market takes place October 13-14 and features paintings, sculptures, weavings, baskets, jewelry, and photography by 200 Native American artists, including signature piece artist Bill Rabbit (Cherokee). …

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