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Shigeru Ban's Aspen Art Museum

J. Michael Welton | Posted 01.21.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

The Aspen Museum is Shigeru Ban's first design for a permanent museum in the United States. One hopes it's not his last.

I'm With Stupid: When Will the Reptile Abuse Finally End?

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.05.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

On the surface, this would seem to be a clear-cut case of animal cruelty. Those geckos are dead because of the actions of some humans. But I think this case actually resides in more of a gray area because I think the geckos were willing participants.

Art in Aspen? Looks an Awful Lot Like Wildlife Exploitation

Kieran Suckling | Posted 10.18.2014 | Green
Kieran Suckling

The Aspen Art Museum in Colorado is hosting a controversial exhibit from Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang featuring three African sulcata tortoises, each affixed with a pair of iPads stuck directly to their massive shells.

24-Hour Party People: The New Aspen Art Museum

MutualArt | Posted 10.11.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

The museum will treat the general public as well, with a free 24-hour opening party of music, performances, film and food, starting on August 9th at 5p.m. and stretching into 5pm the next day.

Outrage As Artist Straps iPads To Tortoises For New Exhibition

AP | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green

ASPEN, Colorado (AP) — A Colorado art museum is standing by an upcoming exhibit featuring three tortoises with iPads mounted on their backs, despite...

8 Free/Nearly Free Things to Do in Aspen

Alison Lewis | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
Alison Lewis

Most people think Aspen is another expensive ski town. I went two weeks ago with my son for his 13th birthday, and I was amazed of all the free/nearly free awesome things to do. Here are my top eight picks.

Lorna Simpson's Paper Dolls

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts

Memory, fashion, culture and collage play major conceptual roles in Lorna Simpson's delicate paper works. Her portraits of African American women ...

PHOTOS: ArtCrush 2011: The Art World Comes To Aspen

Posted 10.04.2011 | Arts

This year's ArtCrush, the Aspen Art Museum's annual auction and gala, has already proved itself to be one for the books. Most excitingly, Mexico-base...

What's missing from Colorado's "Best of..." lists when it comes to visual art

Leanne Goebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Leanne Goebel

I'm not usually keen on top 10 lists or "best of..." rankings particularly when it comes to the visual arts. (How do you rank something so intangible,...

BLOG WATCH> Sergej Jensen's Minimal Paintings On Contemporary Art Daily

contemporaryartdaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Sergej Jensen's poetic artworks provide a fresh approach to minimalist painting. Constructed from a wide range of textiles, the artist uses additive a...

THE SKINNY: High Altitude Art: Aspen Art Museum's artCRUSH Summer Benefit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: Aspen Art Museum's Summer Benefit artCRUSH WHO: International collectors including Jill and Jay Bernstein, Domenico and Eleanore De Sole, Bob A...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: 'Restless Empathy' And News From Aspen Art Museum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

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