Wild Horses Run to the Top

A record-setting auction for an oil painting by cowboy artist Will James.

“His soul has gone to roam the range of the eternal, while his art lingers to lead those who love the West toward forgetfulness."

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Will the Real John Clum Please Stand Up?

A historical photograph at Cowan’s Auctions stirs up a mystery.

All of these photographs are of John Clum.

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Hauser's Story Finds its Heartbeat

Two photographic albums shed much-needed light on an obscure Western artist.

Cincinnati artist John Hauser left behind few letters and no diaries, making biographical details of his life and work sketchy at best.

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Religion Against Profit

A record-breaking lot at Altermann’s auction depicts a treaty that the Sioux still fight for to this day.

Frederic Remington’s bronzes took in most of the top Western art bids at Altermann’s auction on November 14, 2010, yet the bottom five of the top 10 lots were all works of the West by living artists.

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Celebration of Non-Indian, Indian Art

Eanger Irving Couse’s 1917 painting tops the Coeur d’Alene Art Auction this year.

“In his Kachina Painter, Mr. Couse represents a modern Indian painting on a wall one of the sacred symbols of his ancestors.

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