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Edward S. Curtis, Andy Warhol, and Teddy Roosevelt?

Edward S. Curtis and Andy Warhol are both artists with a connection to Theodore Roosevelt: Curtis for his friendship, and Warhol for his iconic “Old American West” imagery. Edward S. Curtis—his photographs of Native Americans, his portraits that honored Indian cultures— moved Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt. Roosevelt and Edward S. Curtis shared a passion and a […]

Woodrow Blagg Captures the West

Looking at a Woodrow Blagg graphite drawing is like being transported to another time and place. They remind one of a scene from a big screen Western. In fact, movies like Hud and High Noon, Blagg says in an Aspen Times 2010 article, inspired him. “These epic black-and-white Westerns were beautiful to watch, visually,” Blagg […]

Gallery Owner Mia Valley with Nancy Mayer of Sojourner

Valley Fine Art Combines Art with Dining at Trecento Quindici

Valley Fine Art is pleased to include Italian landscapes by Colorado artist Joellyn Duesberry at The St. Regis’ new restaurant. THE ST. REGIS ASPEN ANNOUNCED THE JUNE 7, 2013 OPENING OF TRECENTO QUINDICI DECANO New Restaurant Features Authentic Italian Fare, Lively Mediterranean Design and Family-Friendly Menu                 Aspen, CO—May 21, […]

Thoughts to Edward S. Curtis from the Smithsonian – 1907

EXTRACT FROM LETTER FROM MR. HOLMES, CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF AMERICAN ETHNOLOGY, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, WASHINGTON, D.C. “Your idea is a grand one – the preservation for the far future of an adequate record of the physical types of one of the four races of men, a race fast losing its typical characters and soon […]

Nicholas Coleman

Sssssshhhhh… Can you hear that plopping sound? That’s the apple falling not too far from the tree. Which brings us to our current artist of note Nicholas Coleman. I know you are standing there with your index finger on your face and your eyes looking upward thinking – “Coleman? Coleman?! Artist?” where have I heard […]

Cibachrome Photography for the Soul

Photography is a medium which most of us utilize most likely on a daily basis. Like the commercial says, “a billion people uploading the human experience.” In a sense everyone is a photographer. To different degrees and levels, but it’s safe to say that we have all done our share of photography and or photo […]

Pencil Drawings…that’s it…..nothing else!

This week’s blog is on Woodrow Blagg and honestly since February is the month of love, I LOVE Woody’s work. His work continues to awe me every time I admire a piece. I could stand and just stare at his drawings, which I do frequently. They are all done by graphite pencil. No color. No […]

Theodore Waddell

What do you do with a man that loves to ranch and run cattle and ran cattle for 25 years. So on one hand you have this and on another he taught fine art as a professor at the University of Montana. Well…when you combine them and now have glorious pictures of horses and cattle. […]

Pete Hajdu Custom Fine Furniture

This month Valley Fine Art is featuring Pete Hadju. Pete is a local artist who lives in Aspen and works at his studio in Carbondale, for all of you who don’t live here in Aspen, that’s down valley. Down valley, up valley, I actually think art happens all over the valley… like all the popular […]

 

 

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