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Scottsdale plays host to 100 of the country’s top artists — and 50,000 of their biggest fans Photos courtesy of Celebration of Fine Art Almost 30 years ago, the Celebration of Fine Art transformed the way people experience art when it debuted in downtown Scottsdale. Now a linchpin in Arizona’s art, culture and…(Read More)

From Frida to film, you won’t want to miss these art exhibitions this season By Ellen Ranta Olson Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera April 11–Aug. 20 • Heard Museum, Phoenix More than 30 works by the famed Mexican artists — and sometimes spouses — will be on display in Phoenix this year, offering viewers a…(Read More)

Have a seat in the Oval Office, take a spin through history, and — if you act quickly — catch the Pearl Harbor exhibit open now through Dec. 31 at the Bush Presidential Library By Laurie Davies  It turns out the Secret Service doesn’t like anyone moving too quickly toward the President. From a football field…(Read More)

Photographer Kurt Markus brought a modern Western aesthetic to the world of fashion and film. Today, he’s turning his lens closer to home By Will Grant Kurt Markus doesn’t buy into the oft-quipped belief that the Wild West ended with barbed wire or the coming of the railroad or any other damn…(Read More)

Native Awakening

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Lloyd Kiva New revolutionized the design world by incorporating Native motifs into midcentury fashion. Three Santa Fe exhibitions reflect on his art and legacy By Ashley M. Biggers A supple plum leather handbag with a metal sun medallion. A structured dress cut from an original textile blending desert colors as though shimmering in summer heat…(Read More)

frank lloyd wright

Take a look inside this midcentury masterpiece that recently went on the market Frank Lloyd Wright designed more than 1,000 structures (532 were completed) in his 70-years-plus career — mostly homes but also hotels, schools, churches, the Johnson Wax Headquarters and the Guggenheim Museum. His final design was the Norman Lykes House in…(Read More)

Santa Fe’s Meow Wolf is planning to transport audiences to fantastic realms with their latest installation There’s something weird going on in Santa Fe. And in a town known as The City Different, it takes a lot to stand out from the crowd. But that’s exactly what the folks behind Meow Wolf…(Read More)

Get a peek into the intimate world of Frida Kahlo, whose personal collection of photographs reveals a woman at the center of the 20th century’s avant-garde By Danielle Stein Chizzik “I leave you my portrait,” Frida Kahlo famously wrote, “so that you will have my presence all the days and nights that I…(Read More)

Get a peek into the intimate world of Frida Kahlo, whose personal collection of photographs reveals a woman at the center of the 20th century’s avant-garde All images courtesy of the Frida Kahlo Museum To see more, visit the traveling exhibition, Frida Kahlo—Her Photos, at Phoenix’s Heard Museum through Feb. 8…(Read More)

A new exhibition at the Tucson Museum of Art shows how pop culture is still remaking the prototype of the American West If you go: See Western Heroes of Pulp Fiction Oct. 24–Feb. 14 at the Tucson Museum of Art. For details, visit tucsonmuseumofart.org…(Read More)