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11–13, 2017

TA O S , N E W M E X I C O • O C TO B E R
2017 Southwest Art History Conference
Mark your calendars:
SWAHC XXX: 10-12 October 2018
SWAHC XXXI: 9-11 October 2019
Front Cover:
Joseph Henry Sharp, Indians in Taos Studio, c. 1925, oil on canvas, 20 x 27 13/16"
Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Carl S. Dentzel Family Collection (1985.136)
PO Box 1891
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Wednesday, October 11 “Medallic Circuitry: T.C. Cannon’s “Taos, Farm Security Administration
Washington Landscape with Peace Medal Photography, and the Missing Image of the
6:00 PM • Annual Anti-Social Indian,” Natalia Gabrielsen, University of Native American,” James Swensen, Brigham
Mabel Dodge Luhan House Arizona, Tucson, AZ Young University, Provo, UT
Thursday, October 12 Reception: “Malvina Hoffman’s ‘The Races of Mankind,’
9:15 AM • OPENING REMARKS 5:30 to 6:30 PM, Joseph Henry Sharp Studio, and the Early 20th Century Fascination with
Catherine Whitney, Chief Curator and Curator 146 Kit Carson Road (it is at the end of Navajo Sandpainting,” Jennifer McLerran,
of American Art, Philbrook Museum of Art, Morada Lane, just up from the Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Tulsa, OK, President, SWAHC Mabel Dodge Luhan House), at the
Couse-Sharp Historic Site.
The Classics 2:30 PM • SESSION IV
Friday, October 13 Provenance and Patronage
MODERATOR: Amy Scott, Chief Curator and
Marilyn B. and Calvin B. Gross Curator of 9:30 AM • SESSION III MODERATOR: Betsy Fahlman, Arizona State
Visual Arts, Autry National Center, Lost and Found University, Tempe, AZ
Los Angeles, CA MODERATOR: Louise Siddons, Oklahoma “Return of The Wounded Pawnee,” Carol
“From the Rockies to Rothko: Albert Bierstadt’s State University, Stillwater, OK Clark, Amherst College, Amherst, MA
Rediscovery in the Age of Abstraction,” Laura “Picking Wild Berries: The Art and Life of “Maynard Dixon, ‘Little Heap,’ and the Big
F. Fry, Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK Taos Pueblo Artist Eva Mirabal,” Lauran Picture: ‘Truth and Beauty’ in West Coast
“Magical & Real: The Painting of Henriette Ross, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK Billboard Advertising, 1917–1921,” Hadley
Wyeth,” Kirsten M. Jensen, Michener Art Elizabeth Jerman, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of
“Shifting Lanes: Automobiles Performing Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Museum, Doylestown, PA the Trickster in Modern and Contemporary
“Catharsis and Spectacle in Will Shuster’s Work by Artists from Historic Native “Frank Paul Sauerwein: The Seventh
Zozobra,” Mark White, Fred Jones Jr. Museum American Horse Cultures,” Aaron Chance Founder?,” Michael R. Grauer, Panhandle-
of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK Moses, Oklahoma State University, Plains Historical Museum, Canyon, TX
“The 1924 Sands Family Trip to Taos, Stillwater, Oklahoma
New Mexico,” Tricia Loscher, Western Spirit:
Scottsdale's Museum of the West, Sessions take place at The Mabel Dodge Luhan House
Scottsdale, AZ 240 Morada Lane, Taos, NM • 1-800-846-2235 or 575-751-9686
18 guest rooms available ($98-$245) Reserve a room by 1 October 2017. When reserving
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN mention the SWAHC conference (there is no
2:30 PM • SESSION II special conference rate, but they do block out rooms for us).
Pop! Goes the Southwest! For further information (including other places to stay in Taos)
or to receive the program in a PDF format, please contact Betsy
has a website
MODERATOR: Marie Watkins, Emerita,
Furman University, Greenville, SC Fahlman at Arizona State University via e-mail (conference registrations
( or phone 480-965-2610). may be made online by
“Picture of Life: Technique, Symbolism, and credit card): https://www.
Artistic Dialogue in Two Paintings by Pablita
Velarde and Helen Hardin,” Jenna Kloeppel,
Santa Fe Art Auction, Santa Fe, NM
To register, make checks out to “SWAHC” and mail to:
“Indian Pop and the Southwest Art Market,” Southwest Art History Conference, Box 1891, Santa Fe, NM 87504
Kristine K. Ronan, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Advance conference registration: $70 • At-the-door registration: $75 • One day rate: $35
Research Center, Santa Fe, NM Please include your mailing address and phone number and/or e-mail address.
“John Sloan and the Paradoxes of
Preservation: Protecting Traditional Pueblo
Name Phone and or e-mail
Culture, Promoting Modern Pueblo Art,”
Elizabeth S. Hawley, Graduate Center, City
University of New York, New York, NY
Address City/State Zip

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