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American Art Collector October 2018

Previewing upcoming art exhibitions from coast to coast, American Art Collector is a unique monthly magazine specially designed to bring living representational artists, galleries and active art collectors together in one place.

United States
International Artist Publishing, Inc.
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12 Issues


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fall finest

Welcome to the October issue of American Art Collector, which celebrates the fall season across the country with our Visions of the Fall special section. We introduced this special section last year and it was so popular we thought we would try it again this year. Inside you will see the results. We pioneered these special sections, which we have named Collector’s Focus, and we did so because we know collectors want to see a variety of different works all under the same theme. Last month we had our enormously successful landscape special section, and November will bring both Art of the Nude and Small Works & Miniatures.When we plan these sections, we make sure that galleries and artists know that all work in them need to be brand-new, fresh…

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anatomy of the magazine

COAST-TO-COAST COVERAGEFind out what’s happening across the nation. This is the first magazine to provide coast-to-coast coverage of upcoming shows from artists and galleries specializing in traditional fine art paintings and sculpture—the art that collectors want.PREVIEWSIn the Preview pages, we reveal new works about to come available for sale by the country’s leading galleries.ART SHOW LOCATIONSAt the top of each Preview page you’ll see the destination where the upcoming exhibition is showing, the dates, and the gallery address and contact details so you can make inquiries about new works—before they go on sale to the general public.ARTIST FOCUS PAGESThese one-page articles are bonus Previews and focus on additional exhibitions taking place each month. Artist Focus Pages also show new works available for purchase, providing another valuable resource for finding more…

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art news

Tara Donovan, Untitled (Mylar), 2011, Mylar and hot glue, dimensions variable, site-specific installation. (Courtesy artist and Pace Gallery.)FieldworkOn September 22, a midcareer retrospective of Tara Donovan’s work opens at MCA Denver. Fieldwork celebrates the artist’s distinct and varied practice, and it will occupy the entire museum. Donovan is known for transformations of neutral or mundane materials like drinking straws, rubber bands and index cards. The exhibition remains on view through January 27, 2019.Town Enclosure, designed by Carney Logan Burke Architects, on view in Jackson, Wyoming. (Photo by Matthew Millman.)Town EnclosureA temporary public art sculpture titled Town Enclosure has opened in The Center Park, Jackson, Wyoming. Designed by Carney Logan Burke Architects, it will be on view for one year with the intention of drawing people into the park and providing…

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art show calendar

In every issue of American Art Collector magazine, we publish the only reliable guide to all major upcoming fairs and shows nationwide. Contact our assistant editor, Erin Rand, to discuss how your event can be included in this calendar at (480) 246-3789 or erand@americanartcollector.com.Collectors browse at the 2016 Texas Contemporary.4 OCT 2018 HOUSTON, TXGEORGE R. BROWN CONVENTION CENTERTexas ContemporaryThe event brings top galleries to the state’s discerning collector base. The seventh edition features 65 exhibitors and an innovative program of special projects and installations.www.txcontemporary.comThrough October 75 SAN DIEGO, CASAN DIEGO WATERCOLOR SOCIETY ART GALLERYSan Diego Watercolor Society 38th International ExhibitionWith its 38th exhibition, the San Diego Watercolor Society will showcase works from 95 internationally known and collected artists. An opening reception takes place October 5.www.sdws.orgThrough October 306 LAGUNA BEACH, CALAGUNA BEACH FESTIVAL OF…

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classic and contemporary

1 A view of the Boston International Fine Art Show. Courtesy Robert Four.2 Bill Gallen, Summer Path, oil on mounted linen, 16 x 12. Courtesy Heinley Fine Arts.One of the highlights of the Boston art world is the Boston International Fine Art Show. Well-known for its diversity in art style and time periods covered, as well as its approachable nature, the show is enjoyed by both new and seasoned collectors alike. The Boston International Fine Art Show will be held October 18 to 21 at the Cyclorama Boston Center for the Arts, with an opening Gala Preview on the evening of the October 18, benefitting the Art for Justice Fund.“Typically the show is almost 50-50 traditional and contemporary…We try to have a really good mix for everyone and anyone who…

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triumphant return

1 Collectors gather at the 2016 Texas Contemporary.2 Shaun Downey, Eyelash, oil on panel, 12 x 12. Courtesy Arcadia Contemporary.3 Isabel Emrich, Environmental Dream, oil on canvas, 48 x 36. Courtesy Chloe Gallery.After taking a one-year hiatus in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Art Market Productions will present its most robust edition of its modern and contemporary Texas Contemporary art fair. Now in its seventh year, the show will feature more than 75 galleries from around the world to mark “considerable growth” from its previous outings. The event will run October 4 to 7, with its Opening Night Preview on October 4 from 6 to 10 p.m.Exhibitors in the fair will include Claire Oliver Gallery, La Sala Art Gallery, QingYunGe Gallery, Chloe Gallery and Arcadia Contemporary, to name a few.…