Edward S. Curtis

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Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)

Valley Fine Art has been specializing in the vintage Native American photography by Edward Curtis for over two decades. Edward Curtis’ “The North American Indian” is the largest and most comprehensive ethnographic documentation to this day.
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Featured Artist

Looking Up Towards the Wallows Michael Charron

Michael Charron (b.1957)

Charron believes that enduring art must reflect the times-the current issues or concerns of the culture. He refers to his work as visual vehicles allowing him to express his participation in the global spiritual awakening.
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Featured Exhibit

Old Pawn Jewelry

Old Pawn Jewelry

Old Pawn Jewelry has a long history.  Worn by Native Americans as an adornment, a protector of good health, and also as portable wealth, many Old Pawn pieces were created incorporating turquoise, thought of as a healing and protecting mineral. In times of need, the jewelry was used as security with a trader or pawn broker in exchange for cash.
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Notable Aspen Art Gallery

Valley Fine Art has long been a cornerstone of the western art scene. The lively gallery, located on Mill Street in the historic Wheeler Opera House in downtown Aspen, buzzes with browsers and buyers alike. An unpretentious and welcoming atmosphere at the gallery is its hallmark.

Artwork at Valley Fine Art

Valley Fine Art is highly regarded for carrying noteworthy and interesting western artwork and artists. The well-rounded collection enables clients to select from the gallery’s sculpture, painting, photography, old pawn jewelry, and custom-made furniture.

The incomparable collection of masterworks by Edward Curtis sets Valley Fine Art apart from all other galleries in the west. Mia Valley has earned recognition as one of the foremost experts in the ethnographic work by Edward Curtis, and she and her staff are frequently called upon to act as authorities on Edward Curtis’s work.

Contact Valley Fine Art Today

Guests are sure to find that the congenial and welcoming atmosphere at Valley Fine Art is a breath of fresh Aspen air. Whether you are browsing or buying, conversation is fruitful and friendly. If you do not see what you are looking for, the experts at Valley Fine Art will source their well-established contacts to help you build your collection. Helping you discover the perfect piece for your space is top priority at Valley Fine Art.