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Fall ArtWalk hits downtown Friday night

Fall ArtWalk hits downtown Friday night

Quilting demonstrations, new galleries, and live music will highlight the Friday night Fall ArtWalk in downtown Billings.

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Fra Dana's struggles, triumphs in West

Fra Dana's struggles, triumphs in West

“Fra Dana: American Impressionist in the Rockies” is a new contribution to the growing body of research on regional artists. An accomplished painter whose active period was brief, Fra Dana (1874-1948) has long deserved the attention that Valerie Hedquist and Sue Hart at last provide. Dana is…

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Hart's biography of Montana artist Fra Dana examines a life unfulfilled

Hart's biography of Montana artist Fra Dana examines a life unfulfilled

Author Sue Hart has crafted a story about Montana artist Fra Dana that connects with almost anyone still breathing.

May 25, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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A vision nurtured in the West

A vision nurtured in the West

VALERIE HEDQUIST AND SUE HART

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An inviting look at Joseph Henry Sharp and his work

An inviting look at Joseph Henry Sharp and his work

I suspect that most Montanans will be somewhat surprised to find a book on Joseph Henry Sharp’s floral paintings. I certainly was. Or maybe I’m the only person in the state who has, up to now, associated Sharp with portraits of Indians, especially the Crow and Blackfeet in Montana and the tr…

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Sharp's apple paintings at Bair Museum

Sharp's apple paintings at Bair Museum

A pair of still lifes with apples, rendered by Joseph Henry Sharp, have been brought together for the first time in more than 100 years for an exhibit at the Charles M. Bair Family Museum in Martinsdale.

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J.H. Sharp paintings at Bair Museum

J.H. Sharp paintings at Bair Museum

A pair of still lifes with apples, rendered by Joseph Henry Sharp, have been brought together for the first time in more than 100 years for an exhibit at the Charles M. Bair Family Museum in Martinsdale.

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Apples of J.H. Sharp's eye

Apples of J.H. Sharp's eye

MARTINSDALE — Two large still life paintings of apples initially purchased from Joseph Henry Sharp by Charles Bair in 1908 will be included in the show “In Poetic Silence,” now open at the Charles M. Bair Museum.

July 15, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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In Poetic Silence

In Poetic Silence

The show "In Poetic Silence" set to open in July 2011 at the new Bair Museum in Martinsdale, Mont., is named from the book title on the floral still life paintings of Joseph Henry Sharp. The artist who is best known for his renditions of the American Indian had kept a Secret - he painted mor…

June 19, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Pryor Creek

Pryor Creek

This quiet section of Pryor Creek was said to be Charlie Bair's favorite fishing hole. Bair leased property on the Crow Reservation near Hardin for his sheep operation where he met both Joseph Henry Sharp and Crow Chief Plenty Coups.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am
New museum in Martinsdale preserves Bair family legacy

New museum in Martinsdale preserves Bair family legacy

A museum built by court order opens Wednesday, testing the notion that if you build it, people will come.

June 07, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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17 authors in the running for High Plains Book Awards

Two authors scored as finalists in two different categories for the prestigious High Plains Book Awards.

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Writer Minckler to talk about artist Sharp, sign books

Thomas Minckler will do a presentation about Joseph Henry Sharp followed by a book signing at noon on Thursday, Dec. 9, at the Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.

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Joseph Henry Sharp

Joseph Henry Sharp

The floral paintings of Joseph Henry Sharp are the subject of an art book by Thomas Minckler, who deals in rare books and Western art. Minckler, who stands beside the painting “Peonies,” done in the 1930s, splits his time between Montana and New York City.

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Joseph Henry Sharp

Joseph Henry Sharp

A photo of Sharp taken in Hawaii shows the notebook that the artist habitually carried. Sharp spent eight winters in Hawaii during the 1930s. (Courtesy photo)

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Joseph Henry Sharp

Joseph Henry Sharp

Sharp sold his Crow Agency house and studio to the daughter of his close friend, Samuel Guilford Reynolds, a former Crow Indian agent. The Blackfoot Camp painting was gifted to Carolyn Riebeth when she received the Crow Agency cabin and its contents in 1934. (Courtesy photo)

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Joseph Henry Sharp

Joseph Henry Sharp

In 1924, after Joseph Henry Sharp painted scenes in the gardens at Alhambra, a Moorish palace and fortress, he had a private showing of his smaller pieces for local admirers at Crow Agency.

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Joseph Henry Sharp

Joseph Henry Sharp

The first known artwork drawn by Sharp was a still life done in 1877.

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Author explores still-life works of Western artist known for depictions of Native Americans

Author explores still-life works of Western artist known for depictions of Native Americans

Few Western artists are known for painting flowers.

May 16, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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