IN A GRASSY EXPANSE PEPPERED WITH SCULPTURES and clusters of 100-year-old trees, there are three small, traditional log cabins, a vintage barn, and their newest neighbor, a contemporary log home with a split Corten-steel roof, angled to sit agreeably among the other structures. [caption id="attachment_16638" align="alignleft"...

Bill (Billy to his friends) Schenck is one of the leading contemporary Western artists. As a protégé of Andy Warhol during New York’s Pop Art movement in the 1970s, his work is a mix of Photo-realism, Minimalism, and cowboy kitsch that has landed his paintings...

ARCHITECTURE HAS BEEN DESCRIBED in a multitude of different ways throughout the years. Writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe famously called it “frozen music.” It is “the reaching out for the truth,” according to architect Louis Kahn. Architect I.M. Pei likened it to “the mirror of...

ONE EVENING LAST WINTER, Jivan Lee set up his easel outside his house near Taos, New Mexico, intending to paint the long field in front of him, patches of winter trees and layers of mountains beyond. As he stood there taking in the sunset glow,...