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American Art CollectorAmerican Art Collector

American Art Collector December 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.

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International Artist Publishing, Inc.
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much love

I love this magazine. I was hired to be the editor on day one nearly 15 years ago and I have watched it grow and change over the years. It’s been a delight to see this process and I can’t be more proud to see what the magazine has become today. With this being our December issue, it’s a good time to say that this has been a wonderful year. We have enjoyed working with such top galleries in this industry as Arcadia Contemporary, RJD Gallery, Lotton Gallery, Principle Gallery, Gallery 1261, Hirschl & Adler, George Billis Gallery, Bernarducci Gallery, Cavalier Galleries, Quidley & Co., Robert Lange Studios, EVOKE Contemporary, Blue Rain Gallery, Selby Fleetwood Gallery, Nüart Gallery, Bonner David Galleries, Maxwell Alexander Gallery, Haven Gallery, Gerald Peters Gallery, T.H. Brennen…

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art news

FOG Design+Art The fifth annual edition of FOG Design+Art will take place January 17 to 20, 2019, at the Fort Mason Center, celebrating San Francisco’s history as a hub of all things art, design and innovation. The event showcases 45 of the leading visual and design galleries as well as a carefully curated set of exhibitions. West by Midwest West by Midwest seeks to tell the untold stories of contemporary art and its process through the lens of the artists. Revealing the social and artistic connections of these artists gives meaning to the five-sectioned exhibition of over 80 works, dated from the 1960s to the 2010s. The exhibition will be on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago through January 27, 2019. Incredible Vision Civil rights activist Peggy Cooper Cafritz, who passed away earlier…

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ethan murrow: hauling

Through April 2019, the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire, presents the installation Hauling by Ethan Murrow. The exhibition, which came about after talks with the museum’s curator Samantha Cataldo, features a Sharpie pen drawing on a 150-foot wall, a 52-foot long scrolling drawing animated by a kinetic sculpture and two large-scale drawings. It is a reflection of Manchester’s history and its people. Murrow says, “Each of these elements has been built with an immense cast of artists, collaborators, assistants and Manchester and Currier community members lending a hand. The end result will be a show that looks at tools, hand craft, manual labor and the essential act of carrying the things we make and value.”…

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art show calendar

4 DEC 2018 MIAMI, FL THE ART MIAMI PAVILION Art Miami For the fair’s 29 edition, Art Miami remains a premier destination for modern and contemporary works with more than 160 galleries from 30 countries. www.artmiami.com Through Dec. 9 1 FORT WORTH, TX MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH FOCUS: Njideka Akunyili Crosby | Counterparts The Los Angeles-based artist presents her experience in America through the context of Nigerian roots with mixed-media works. www.themodern.org Through Jan. 13, 2019 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI CRANBROOK ART MUSEUM Wild Vinyl: Designer Art Toys Cranbrook Art Museum showcases the vinyl art toys that were a creative outlet for many street artists, illustrators and designers in the late 1990s. www.cranbrookartmuseum.org Through April 21, 2019 5 MIAMI, FL MANA WYNWOOD Red Dot Miami Over 75 galleries representing more than 500 artists will return for Red Dot Miami this December with many of their works focusing on the curatorial theme “illuminate.” www.reddotmiami.com Through Dec.…

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jeffrey hein: growth and fulfillment

Born in Windsor, New York, Jeffrey Hein took his first drawing class when he was 17 at Ricks College under Gerald Griffin. After taking four years off to serve a mission and treatment for cancer, Hein resumed his studies in painting and drawing in Utah. In 2002, he dropped out of college to establish himself as a full-time artist. About six years later, he was feeling like he wasn’t being challenged enough mentally and concerned that he had plateaued in his growth. With a desire to be a better artist, he believed that to move to the next level he needed to make his work harder and more challenging. Hein says, “My end goal was to become a better artist, so I had to increase my weight mentally getting rid…

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connected to the city

Larry Shapin and Ladonna Nicolas’ home in Louisville, Kentucky, was once a 3,000-square-foot house on over 10 acres. As their collection has grown, the house has grown—to 16,000 square feet. Since they choose to live with their art, not keep it in a warehouse or a separate gallery, and since they continue to collect, the house will probably grow again. The collection currently comprises about 1,200 pieces by 330 artists. The unique character of their collection is that it began with a Louisville artist when Larry purchased his first painting in 1975 and has continued to focus on artists from Kentucky, from 17-year-old high school artists to an artist who is 99. Even Larry’s new car was built in Kentucky. Art also had a role in the couple getting together. When Larry…

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