Tag Archives: New Mexico

The History of Santa Fe Indian Market

The History of Santa Fe Indian Market

…& the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts Courtesy of SWAIA, the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts Adapted from “History of the Santa Fe Indian Market” by Bruce Bernstein Each August, the historic city of Santa Fe, NM welcomes the Santa Fe Indian Market, enveloping the town’s central Plaza and surrounding streets. In addition to the […]

Collecting Van Briggle Art Pottery

Collecting Van Briggle Art Pottery

by Bill Thornbrook It is a longstanding tradition for travelers from the Northeast to vacation in places with abundant sunshine, magnificent scenery and, let’s not forget, unique souvenirs to bring home. A prime destination for all these reasons has always been the great American Southwest. Among the most favored mementos of a trip to the […]

On the Road to… New Mexico

On the Road to... New Mexico

Perhaps nowhere else does art and architecture capture the vernacular and cultural landscape as perfectly as in New Mexico; a place where modernism and primitivism comfortably coexist. The last two decades of the 1800s saw a migration of artists to New Mexico, and the settling of art colonies in Taos and Santa Fe that spawned […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Pomo burden basket, $23,000, Allard Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Pomo burden basket, $23,000, Allard Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Pomo burden basket, $23,000, Allard Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A large Pomo burden basket sold for $23,000 at the “Best of Santa Fe” Indian art auction held Aug. 16-17 by Allard Auctions in Santa Fe, N.M. Also, a beautiful Yokuts basket by Florence Jacobs […]

Ken's Korner: Billy the Kid’s tombstone in New Mexico vandalized

Ken’s Korner: Billy the Kid’s tombstone in New Mexico vandalized – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 Vandals tipped over and vandalized the tombstone of legendary outlaw Billy the Kid in New Mexico, and stole three antique rifles and a shotgun from the old Fort Sumner Museum in De Baca County before […]