Dancing Light is an arresting sculptural home at the base of Camelback Mountain in Arizona’s Paradise Valley community. Rammed earth, metal, and glass join the desert terrain below, while a floating roof is almost imperceptibly anchored by a glass clerestory above. To the rear, facing...

On a sticky, hot afternoon in July 2016, painter Dean Mitchell arrived at the White House at the appointed time, made his way through security, and into the air-conditioned foyer where curator William Allman greeted him. Genial and welcoming, Allman guided Mitchell past portraits of...

A group of top-tier American wildlife and landscape artists finds connection through their creativity. They travel, paint, hike, and discuss art together. They produce exquisite “on the spotters” that capture the light, feeling, and drama of a landscape that’s rapidly changing before their eyes. More...

When JoAnne Northrup, the curatorial director and curator of contemporary art for the Nevada Museum of Art, was inspired to put an exhibition together that would have popular appeal and the legs to draw a younger audience, she turned to renowned art collector and philanthropist...

The homeowners were part-time residents of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and were already familiar with 3 Creek Ranch, a golfing community south of town, when they purchased a new lot and began imagining a legacy residence for their active outdoors-oriented family of five. CLB Architects was...

Imagining a home can be tricky. This is especially true for art aficionados with an ever-evolving collection of paintings, sculpture, antiques, and collectibles. In these cases, they frequently find themselves challenged by the idea that collecting demands not only an insatiable curiosity, but on the...

Last fall, a half-dozen tornados bounced through Dallas, Texas, leaving a swath of destruction in their wake and damaging hundreds of homes. Of those caught in the tornado’s path, 12 were built by BufordHawthorne, which is why Barry Buford and his business partner Gabe Hawthorne...

When the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia, was building their permanent collection in preparation for its 2003 opening, they were looking to incorporate more contemporary artists to round out the founder’s holdings. They wanted work that could add another dimension to the American...

Human skulls are not new subject matter for Daniel Sprick’s paintings, but the cranium took on a more macabre significance during the coronavirus pandemic when the artist created a new series of ethereal interiors, titled Shelter-In-Place. “‘Shelter-in-place’ was the term we were hearing toward the beginning,...

When California announced the order to self-isolate because of coronavirus in mid-March, Jim Wodark watched his spring and summer lineup of shows and painting events evaporate. He worried about his career. Would anyone in this strange and unsettling time still be buying art? Then he had...

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