October | November 2012


Auction Block: Collector’s Choice The sleepy season of the auction world shows promising numbers Designing the West: Modern, Classic and Conscientious Traditional meets eco-contemporary in Colorado designer Andrea Schumacher’s eclectic, intuitive interiors Details: Things We Love From hand-cast doorknockers to whimsical glass sculpture, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Western Landmark: Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa Integrating place-based architecture and abundant opportunities for health and well-being, Tucson’s Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa specializes in serenity Collector’s Notebook: Finding Inspiration Showcase homes across the West give visitors a chance to see cutting-edge design and cream-of-the-crop materials long before they are "en vogue" In the Studio: Leslie Codina Studio buildings are woven with purpose through the garden of this ceramicist Ones to Watch: Aleta Pippin Spotlighting the work of painter Sleta Pippin Perspective: Beatrice Mandelman [1912-1998]  A former East Coast artist was at the hub of the mid-20th-century Modern art scene in Taos Ones to Watch: Leon Loughridge Spotlighting the work of printmaker Leon Loughridge Wanderings: Tubac, Arizona Visitors find out “where art and history meet” in this picturesque Southwestern town Ones to Watch: Simon Gudgeon Spotlighting the work of sculptor Simon Gudgeon Rendering: Balancing Intuition Architect Cass Calder Smith pairs practical application with ingenious design Ones to Watch: Florian Roeper Spotlighting the work of craftsman Florian Roeper Collector’s Eye: Mike & Juanita Eagle Mike and Juanita Eagle create a home for their range of Native American collectibles Ones to Watch: David Barrett Spotlighting the work of architect David Barrett