By Peter and Cathy Halstead | Princeton Architectural Press | $60 Tippet Rise Art Center is the first book about the Montana-based arts venue, Tippet Rise, featuring more than 200 photos of the center’s artwork, buildings, and stunning landscape, along with essays and poetry by the...

From design showcases and auctions to annual exhibits and festivals, here are some inspiring art events to catch in the coming months throughout the region. Sun Valley Center Arts & Crafts Festival August 10 - 12 | Atkinson Park, Ketchum, ID The 50th anniversary of this event features...

THEY VARY IN THEIR STYLES, from narrative realism to impressionistic impasto, yet the artists featured here are united in their efforts to paint what they know, especially as inspired by life in Montana. For Kenneth Yarus, often that involves trekking into the hinterlands for his...

OBSERVATION IS CRITICAL TO THE CREATIVE PRACTICE of artist, writer, and naturalist James Prosek. Observation, and what American biologist E.O. Wilson described as “biophilia,” the instinctive bond between humans and other living systems. As Prosek explains, it’s a fascination with life and its diversity, “a...

ANYONE WHO'S EVER STRUGGLED WITH RELATIONSHIPS would probably benefit from studying the dynamic between bronze sculptors and their patineurs. Because it’s a slow, complicated, and involved process, many artists prefer to turn that work over to other artisans so they can, instead, devote their time...

THROUGH HIS DEPICTION OF SIMPLIFIED LANDSCAPES, painter Travis Walker speaks to a problematic perspective of the modern West. By reducing the intricacies of peaks and crevices, solitary doorways and empty streets, Walker clears the way for a new kind of narrative — one which exchanges...