ART IN MOTION
ABOVE: Installation view of
Germantown Weaving: First
LA Art Show, 2017.
E. M. Hennings (1886–1956),
Taos Pueblo, c. 1935.
Chicago and Taos, United States.
Oil on canvas. 76.2 x 76.2 cm.
Robert L. Parsons Fine Art, Taos,
courtesy of Objects of Art Santa Fe.
RIGHT: Incensario with
Maya, Mexico. AD 600–900.
Polychrome terracotta. W: 20.5 cm.
Throckmorton Fine Art, New York,
courtesy of Whitehawk Antique Shows,
BELOW: The Amidon Ledger: “A Mounted Warrior
Wearing a Fox Pelt” (page 25). Sioux. C. 1880.
Graphite and colored pencil on ledger paper. 70.8 x 42.9 cm (framed).
H. Malcolm Grimmer, Santa Fe, courtesy of the Antique American Indian Art
Show Santa Fe.
RAMATUELLE—Once again this summer, this charming
village on the St. Tropez peninsula will be home to an
exhibition organized by the Galerie Afrique. From June 1
until August 31, 2018, aficionados who have set sail for
Provence to enjoy a relaxing and sunny holiday will also
have the opportunity to explore the artistic traditions of
the peoples of several African islands, such as the Bissago
Islands, a group of islets dotting the Niger River Delta,
and the majestic “Red Island,” as Madagascar is sometimes
BELOW: Ijo mask.
© Galerie Afrique.
SANTA FE in AUGUST
SANTA FE—This summer in Santa Fe marks a milestone
as the Whitehawk Antique Indian & Ethnographic
Art Show celebrates its fortieth year. More
than ninety dealers will come together at the Santa
Fe Community Convention Center to offer a fascinating
array of artworks, artifacts, and ephemera from
Native American cultures, the Spanish Colonial world,
and traditional peoples from around the world ranging
from Indonesia to Africa and the Pre-Columbian
Americas. The show opens with a special reception on
the evening of August 10, 2018, and it continues with
regular hours August 11–13.
A short drive away, the annual Objects of Art Santa
Fe show will be held at El Museo Cultural de Santa
Fe August 9–12, 2018. This is a global melding of a
stimulating variety of historic materials and fi ne art
including ethnographic material, modernist furniture,
contemporary art, and fashion. The unique mixture is
intended to appeal to the sensibilities of modern-day
collectors who are not afraid to mix the old and the
new. It also features a special exhibition of George and
Mira Nakashima furniture featuring more than twenty
examples drawn from gallery and private collections,
including the collection of Mira Nakashima, who is curating
Following this show will be the fi fth annual Antique
American Indian Art Show Santa Fe, which will be held
August 15–17, 2018, also at El Museo, with an opening
party on the evening of August 14. It will bring together
more than sixty-fi ve experts in American Indian art
exhibiting thousands of select historic art objects—from
textiles and pottery to jewelry, basketry, beadwork,
woodcarving, and more—from indigenous cultures
throughout the United States and Canada. Admission
to the show includes a special viewing of Germantown
Weaving: First Modern Art—1870–1900, a remarkable
group of Navajo Germantown weavings fi rst shown at
the LA Art Show in 2017.