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This issue of Western Art & Architecture calls to mind an essay by poet Mary Oliver. While contemplating the creative life in “Of Power and Time...

For most of us, the town of Pasadena, California, is synonymous with the Rose Bowl and its legendary Tournament of Roses Parade, the exquisitely color...

Lightsculpture by William Leslie When you learn that William Leslie grew up in Southern California and loved to surf, you tend to look at his “Light...

Singular pieces from high-profile, private collections sold swiftly and well at a series of auctions of American art by Sotheby’s and Christie’s. ...

IN THE PANTHEON OF COLLECTIBLE ITEMS ON DISPLAY at Indian Market in Santa Fe every August, pueblo pottery is perhaps the most coveted. Ranging in tech...

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 th...

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 move...

ARCHITECTURE HAS BEEN DESCRIBED in a multitude of different ways throughout the years. Writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe famously called it “frozen ...

ON A BRIGHT SUMMER MORNING in his Ohio studio, Mark Eberhard sits at his drawing board, working on an idea for a new painting. Birds flit to and from ...

ONE OF THE MORE IMPORTANT AND IMPRESSIVE ENTRIES on wildlife artist Luke Frazier’s resume is his age. At only 48 years old, Frazier has produced a b...

With 50 years of modern American art in the rearview mirror since the 1960s, it may be difficult to grasp how radically the work of one young Native A...

Lucky is the glass art world for Pearl Jam. It was in the 1990s heyday of the grunge music scene in Seattle, Washington, that a young man named Presto...

In this issue of WA&A, when collector Jerre Lynn Vanier was asked what inspires her to collect art, she answered, “There’s nothing I like to c...

As pleasant and refined, cluttered and inspiring as one’s art studio may be, the truth is that art, in many mediums, can be messy. Most artists will...

Some passions are born young; others are grown into. When he was in the eighth grade, David Arkin’s parents gave him a book on passive solar energy ...

The charming tale that emerged from the C.M. Russell Museum’s celebration of its 50th annual auction was tied to a bull rider who was so inspired by...

THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS HAVE LONG HAD A TANGIBLE PULL, in their scenic allure, woodsy character, proximity to popular L.A. hotspots, and, of course, their...

THE NAVAJO MAN STANDS BEHIND THE OPEN DOOR of an old, white pickup, eyes closed, head bowed, his forearms rest atop the doorframe. Ancient lands stret...

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, patche...

PERHAPS THE MOST FAMOUS OF ALL THE RIVERS IN MONTANA, the Madison River is known for some of the finest fly fishing in North America. Flanked by three...

OREGON HAS MANY SPECTACULAR NATURAL SETTINGS. And if you are lucky enough to find one of these special places to create a space where you can live, yo...

THEATERS WERE GLORIOUS PALACES in the Roaring Twenties and the Depression Era of the 1930s, when motion pictures were one of America’s greatest indu...

Stacked Gold Rings by Barbara Heinrich Studio June is a wonderful month for brides, brides-to-be and for those who are remembering their wedding day. ...

J. Vehar-Evanoff’s paintings bring about the tension between anarchy and a desire for rules. That inner battle contained within each piece creates a...

Matthew Frederick’s landscapes combine the playfulness of a paint-by-number scene and a contemporary perspective on color and composition. For the l...

The intriguing beauty of Carolyn Anderson’s paintings involves not only what we see but how we see. Aware of the small edges, the dips of light and ...

Plein air painter Mark Boedges translates the world we see into a world we can know. With the blurred lines of what is deeply personal and what is wid...

NanaWall seeks to redefine the category of large, sliding glass walls. During its 30 years in business, the California-based company has worked with a...

South of the U.S. border looms large in winter with dreams of warm weather, azure seas and miles of white beaches, along with the siren’s call of ex...