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American Art Collector

American Art Collector January 2020

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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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United States
International Artist Publishing, Inc.
12 Issues

in this issue

2 min.
it’s a new year

This is our January 2020 issue and we couldn’t be happier. T Why you ask? Well, 2019 was such a wonderful year for us we can’t even begin to think what lies in wait for this coming year. And why was 2019 special? Well, we were fortunate enough to spend a lot of time this year with those people we love the most—gallery directors, artists and, of course, collectors—at events across the country. We attended and participated in all our favorite events such as the LA Art Show, the Boston International Fine Art Show, Market Art + Design, Art Aspen, Art on Paper, the Art Palm Springs, The Palm Beach Show, Texas Contemporary and more. We even found new events such as the Jackson Hole Fine Art Fair, the Laguna…

2 min.
art show calendar

JAN 2020 16 SAN FRANCISCO, CA FORT MASON CENTER PAVILION FOG Design+Art This major art fair brings together 48 leading international galleries and prominent 20th-century and contemporary design dealers. www.fogfair.com Through January 19 9 WEST PALM BEACH, FL PALM BEACH MODERN + CONTEMPORARY PAVILION Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Collectors and art connoisseurs can acquire blue-chip contemporary, postwar works from top international galleries. www.artpbfair.com Through January 12 10 SCOTTSDALE, AZ JOMAX & SCOTTSDALE ROAD Arizona Fine Art EXPO EXPO attendees can meet the artists while they work in their studios in the heart of the Sonoran Desert under a massive tent. www.arizonafineartexpo.com Through March 22 11 AUSTIN, TX BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART Ed Ruscha: Drum Skins The Blanton Museum of Art presents a new body of work from the iconic American artist. www.blantonmuseum.org Through July 12 16 NEW YORK, NY METROPOLITAN PAVILION Outsider Art Fair | New York The Outsider Art Fair | New York is one of…

3 min.
art news

Pattern and Decoration Through May 11 a new exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles focuses on T the groundbreaking movement of pattern and decoration in American art. With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972-1985 is the first scholarly survey of this movement, including paintings, sculpture, collage, installation art and performance documentation. Lost Vegas: Tim Burton A celebration of his ties to the iconic city, a collection of artist and filmmaker Tim Burton’s sculptural and digital installations will be on view at The Neon Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada. Presented by the Engelstad Foundation, works from Lost Vegas: Tim Burton, many of which are site-specific creations, will be displayed in the Neon Boneyard and incorporated into Brilliant!, The Neon Museum’s permanent projection mapping North Gallery installation. The exhibition will remain…

2 min.
painting sarasota

For the past eight years, the Light Chasers: Plein Air F Painters of the Sun Coast have hosted a weekend of exhibitions at the Edson Keith Mansion at Phillippi Estate Park. The festivities this year will take place January 24 through 26, and combine the talents of its member artists and eight Featured Artists—Dominic Avant, Katie Dobson Cundiff, Susan J. Foster, Joseph McGurl, Terry Mason, Joseph Melancon, Morgan Samuel Price and Hodges Soileau. The exhibition is a culmination of the annual Paint Sarasota Paint Out! that the group hosts in Florida each year where they spend a week, January 16 to 22, painting throughout the town. Seen on the canvases are places such as Ringling College, Spanish Point and the estate itself. On January 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. is the…

1 min.
surrealistic collection

Spanish artist Salvador Dalí is perhaps one of the most widely S recognized surrealists in the world, but he has a diverse oeuvre that contains a multitude of styles and mediums. January 24 and 25, Cutter & Cutter Fine Art in St. Augustine, Florida, will present one of the largest groupings of Dalí’s artwork to collectors. The Argillet Collection—from the archives of Jean Christophe Argillet, whose father Pierre Argillet was the famed artist’s publisher and longtime collaborator—includes museum-caliber original drawings, hand-woven Aubusson tapestries, original copperplate etchings and rare books. Pierre and Dalí had a more than 50-year friendship that, according to the gallery, “cultivated what many consider to be one of the finest bodies of Dalí’s art.” During the opening weekend, the younger Argillet will join the gallery in offering these materials.…

8 min.
personal discoveries

Architect C.P.H. Gilbert (1861-1952) designed A mansions and townhouses in Manhattan in a variety of styles, some of which have since become embassies and, most notably, The Jewish Museum, a French Gothic chateau on Fifth Avenue. Prior to putting his mark on Manhattan he designed exuberant townhouses in Brooklyn including a Richardsonian Romanesque brownstone in 1887 for James H. Remington (1838-1899), a Brown educated lawyer who was injured in the Civil War and later moved to Brooklyn practicing law in New York City until his death. Gilbert would be pleased by his Park Slope masterpiece today. It is the home of Lillian Heidenberg and her company Lillian Heidenberg Fine Art. The spacious rooms are the settings for modern master paintings by Helen Frankenthaler and Robert Motherwell among others, sculpture from a…