February | March 2015


Perspective: Thomas Hart Benton [1889 –1975] A folksy American painter receives renewed attention Wanderings: Tucson, Arizona With abundant galleries, festivals and art classes, this city is a high-desert paradise for collectors and artists alike Details: Things We Love From the handcrafted furniture and earthenware pottery to rose gold rings, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d'art Collector’s Eye: Bob and Charla Nelson With three galleries, two auctions and two museums to run, the Nelsons are collectors to their core Ones to Watch: Clive Tyler Spotlighting the work of soft pastel artist Clive Tyler Collector’s Notebook: Hail to the Toastmasters A new business model in wineries brings original art to the foreground Ones to Watch: Michael Ross Spotlighting the work of painter Michael Ross Ones to Watch: Anne Moore Spotlighting the works of painter Anne Moore Ones to Watch: Frank Marquette Spotlighting the work of furniture maker Frank Marquette Western Landmark: Hermosa Inn and Hotel Valley Ho A pair of resurrected Scottsdale classics combine colorful pasts with four-star accommodation Ones to Watch: Bill Poss Spotlighting the work of Poss Architects In the Studio: An American Icon at 90 With work all over the world and a legacy for always having been true to himself, Gino Hollander still creates magic in his Ojai studio Auction Block: Modern Appeal A resurgence of American Modernism leads to record-breaking sales in the last quarter Rendering: Intuition to Create Santa Fe’s Woods Design Builders blends the high-desert landscape into a legacy of homebuilding Designing the West: Harmonious Trio The partners at LMK Interior Design in Salt Lake City bring their distinctive talents, backgrounds and perspectives to the sophisticated spaces they create