Magazine July/August 2023


On the cover: Vase made by Lela (1895–1966) and Luther Gutierrez (1911–1987), c. 1963, from the Indian Arts Research Center, School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Acoma jar with bird designs, early 1900s, from the collection of the Vilcek Foundation.

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Clay, Water, and Spirit

An exhibition of Pueblo pottery seeks to reveal the soul that resides within the art
Laura Beach

Seamless Transition

An excerpt from the book The New Antiquarians takes us into the Maine home of a young clothing designer turned folk art collector and dealer
Michael Diaz-Griffith

Community Chest

Artist and artisan Madeline Yale Wynne and the founding of the Deerfield arts and crafts movement
Suzanne L. Flynt and Daniel S. Sousa

From a Chain Gang to Art Museums

Overcoming extraordinary adversity, self-taught artist Winfred Rembert preserved his fraught past in words and in startling images made of tooled and painted leather
David Ebony

Narratives in the Needlework

Storytelling through quilts in the collection of the American Folk Art Museum
Emelie Gevalt and Sadé Ayorinde

Making Faces

Federal American Vernacular Portraits, 1790s to 1840s
Suzanne Rudnick Payne and Michael R. Payne