Throughout his 20s, Thomas Kegler toiled over his canvases, completing five or six a year, reinventing the wheel each time, yet never achieving what h...

Works by renowned Western artists continued to stand the test of time, achieving robust sums during spring 2022 auctions. Thomas Moran and Frederic Re...

R.E.C. Chipper Thompson, husband of the late artist Lanford Monroe [1950–2000], remembers a visit they made to Claude Monet’s gardens in Giverny, ...

In November 2022, Williams Partners Architects will mark three decades in business. Over the years, the Ketchum, Idaho-based firm has built more than ...

Los Angeles boasts among the richest troves of public Art Deco architecture in the nation. With its well-crafted bold geometries and bright colors, th...

Modern Modular Wine Rack by WineHive Fascinated by the honeycomb structure built by bees, industrial designer John Paulick used it as the inspiration ...

When Zhaoming Wu moved 15 years ago to his hillside home facing westward toward San Francisco Bay, he couldn’t have imagined the fresh inspiration t...

When Andrew Parent, then in his early twenties, got his first job sweeping floors and otherwise helping out in a bridge-building shop in Billings, Mon...

Sean Michael Chavez can trace his roots in the Southwest back 300 years, all of it transpiring within Northern New Mexico, the region he’s always ca...

“Artists,” says Jan Mapes, “are scientists at heart. We want to see an object, like a tree, and break it down further and further into its parts...

Teal Blake was born to the paintbrush as a horseman might be born in the saddle. He grew up in Montana, the son of photographer Tona Freeman Blake and...

Edwina Hawley Milner’s life is a story that’s come full circle, from artist to philanthropist and, at age 84, a practicing artist once more. Milne...

Behind the bar at Rancho Sabino Grande is a mural. At first glance, it resembles a Works Progress Administration piece from the 1930s, its smooth, fla...

Settling and unsettling, the paintings of Phil Epp fill the canvas with a wide-open vastness. His perspective on the Western landscape rattles the fra...

The sprawling Pueblo Revival home sat neglected in Santa Fe, waiting for the right buyers to see beyond its age and the additions that left the floor ...

In 1922, Edgar L. Hewett, director of the Museum of New Mexico, opened the first Southwest Indian Fair and Industrial Arts and Crafts Exhibition in Sa...

An ongoing exhibition at the Tacoma Art Museum (TAM), On Native Land: Landscapes from the Haub Family Collection, seeks to reorient our perception of ...

We all understand that the act of creation is a vital way for artists to express their feelings and thoughts about the world. Collectors also know tha...

Prices for Western works, from paintings to sculptures to a variety of other media, achieved pleasing heights in late winter and early spring, leading...

Hollis Chitto’s beaded bag Bloodwork Number 2 might at first appear to be a beautiful piece of traditional American Indian art, its symmetrical desi...

Many of Sophy Brown’s recent works offer a deeply personal spin on the concept of the vanishing West. In Dueto Americano, for example, she realistic...

Plein air artist W. Truman Hosner does not hesitate when asked to explain why pastels are his medium of choice. “From the youngest age,” he says, ...

When Al Boswell came across his late father’s pocket watch a few years ago, he realized he had to create something special so its significance would...

The siding on the building that houses Kevin Red Star’s studio is burnished wood, giving it the look of an old weathered barn. Unassuming. Natural. ...

When the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco was badly damaged by fire following the deadly earthquake of 1906, architect and engineer Julia Morgan was hi...

Modern Molesworth-Style Chairs by How Kola Furniture In 1998, after leaving a job in Wyoming’s oil fields, artisan Tim Lozier started How Kola Furni...

Ask Michele Shelor and Allison Colwell to explain their Phoenix, Arizona-based landscape architecture firm’s philosophy, and they immediately jump t...

Intuitive. Charmed. Spirited. These words could describe interior designer Angela Todd, who defines herself as a visual storyteller. She came to the d...

Architect Brian Freese describes a house he designed in 2019 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as a premier example of “Midwest Modern” architecture, a term he ...

It is said in Japanese culture that water bridges the past and present, tradition and modernity. Outside the bustling streets of Seattle, sitting at t...

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