August | September 2013


Wanderings: Mendocino County, California Get lost amidst a sea of natural splendor, glorious culinary culture, charming inns and plenty of art Collector’s Notebook: Go Big or Go Home Collectors and artists make the most of major art events with complementary shows and side sales Auction Block: Art Recovery American art sales at auctions reflect collector confidence Rendering: The Swaback Synthesis Designing homes as a microcosm of the communities they plan, scottsdale’s swaback Partners relies on experience combined with intelligent dreaming Ones to Watch: Danae Bennett Miller Spotlighting the works of Danae Bennett Miller Designing the West: Illuminated Design Whether he’s creating a sculpted bronze fixture for his eponymous lighting line or the interiors for a historic property, San Francisco designer Jonathan Browning has an obsessive passion for getting even the smallest details just right Western Landmark: Chamberlin Inn In Cody, Wyoming this Inn serves up authentic Western hospitality Ones to Watch: David Slonim Spotlighting the works of David Slonim Collector’s Eye: Cynthia Sears Founder of the recently opened Bainbridge island Museum of art, Cynthia sears sees art as an integral part of life Perspective: Ahead of their time More than 100 years after an exhibition brought them together, the works of painter Eanger Irving Couse and photographer Edward Sherriff Curtis continue to shape our views of Native Americans Ones to Watch: J. Chester Armstrong Spotlighting the works of J. Chester Armstrong In the Studio: Brad Greenwood Inspired by place and a reverence for the objects all around him, a Nevada furniture maker crafted a studio that is as original as his art Ones to Watch: Architect Matthew Coates Spotlighting the works of Matthew Coates Ones to Watch: Beth Loftin Spotlighting the works of Beth Loftin Details: Things We Love From modular wooden tiles and pit-fired pottery to handcrafted furnishings, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art