Spring 2005 — issue 306

Collecting and Selling Art


Kim Carpenter
Anchoring A Gyroscope

Showcasing the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s permanent collection

Robin R. Salmon
The Huntingtons: A Legacy of Giving

Discusses Archer Milton Huntington’s and Anna Hyatt Huntington’s extraordinary contribution to American art and culture, with a focus on Brookgreen Gardens.

Wilhelmina Derek Summers
Figurative Sculpture Remains the Focal Point

The author gives insight into the continuing importance of figurative sculpture today by exploring four successful collections of figurative sculpture – Sotheby’s, the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Frederick Meijer Gardens, the Marlboro Gallery.

Ellen B. Cutler
An Abundance of Life

Discusses the extensive sculpture collection created by Morton Swinsky

Julianne Crane
Museum Collections

Brief overview of the Art Institute of Chicago, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, WY.

Gwen Pier
Richard McDermott Miller

Renowned sculptor Richard McDermott Miller, a resident of New York City, died on December 25, 2004, at the age of 82.  He was known as the “Figure Sculptor of SoHo” because of his roles in the return of the human figure to contemporary art and because of the roots he established in downtown Manhattan more than four decades ago.