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12 Women Of Abstract Expressionism History Should Not Forget

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.28.2016 | Arts

Thumb through an art history textbook until you reach the Abstract Expressionism chapter. Read aloud the names of artists you encounter first. Jackson...

Art Exhibition In Denver Challenges Romantic Stereotypes Of Native Americans

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.19.2015 | Arts

© Estate of Fritz Scholder In 1969, a Minnesota-born artist by the name of Fritz Scholder painted a portrait he dubbed "Indian with Beer Can."...

A Conversation With Amaranth Ehrenhalt

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.07.2015 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Regardless of what the curators and "decision-makers" of today's art scene are looking for, Amaranth Ehrenhalt is not waiting for anyone's validation. "I know what I want to do," she said resolutely, "and I'm my own best critic."

Daniel Sprick's Fantastic Fictions

Brandon Kralik | Posted 07.05.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

The paintings of Daniel Sprick are nurturing, they are fulfilling. They provide us with something that we are not getting enough of. He provides us with a longing gaze at ourselves.

Spring Wrap Up

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 05.05.2014 | Denver
EllynAnne Geisel

We were biking on a Denver trail and there it was, a tree wearing a colorful, crocheted trunk wrap. The dressing was something unexpected and exciting, and we pedaled on with a new energy. I didn't realize what we'd come upon is an artistic movement called yarn bombing.

Only in Denver: The Top 5 Things You Can't Find Anywhere Else

Pam Grout | Posted 06.23.2013 | Travel
Pam Grout

In my continuing quest to find the unique, the one-off, the rare, I visited Denver, Colorado which, I'm happy to report, is a veritable repository of such specimens. Here are top the five things you will only find in Denver.

Denver Art Museum's Timothy Standring Talks Van Gogh, Vandalized Murals, and Snowboard Art

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 01.21.2013 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

On this week's podcast, Joel and Ron get all highbrow with Timothy Standring, curator of painting and sculpture at the Denver Art Museum and driving force behind the new blockbuster exhibit, "Becoming Van Gogh."

PHOTOS: 5 Things To Do In Denver This Week

Posted 01.05.2013 | Denver

It may be the week of the 2012 presidential election, but Colorado has a ton of art activities going on (it's Denver Arts Week!) that the politically-...

Invest In The Arts, Boost The Economy?

The Boulder Daily Camera | Aimee Heckel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver

ART MEANS BUSINESS -- more than $1.7 billion of business for Colorado in 2011, according to a study released Wednesday by the Colorado Business Commit...

PHOTOS: Five Things To Do In Denver This Week

Posted 08.14.2012 | Denver

This week brings another eclectic mixture of things to do for Coloradans. If you thought you missed your chance to snatch tickets for "The Book of...

How Vincent Became Van Gogh

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.25.2012 | Arts

How did the son of a Protestant preacher rise to become one of the most recognizable artists of all time? An upcoming exhibition titled, "Becoming Van...

PHOTOS: Five Things To Do In Denver This Week

Posted 06.04.2012 | Denver

It's another great week with a great to-do list in Denver. Adults will be falling over with laughter when Bob Saget comes to town and overwhelmed ...

WATCH: Why Denver's A Great Destination This Summer

Erin Harper | Posted 06.26.2012 | Travel
Erin Harper

With nearly 300 new restaurants, the addition of a history center, a new museum and more, this summer it will be easy for the city to attract visitors from across the U.S. and abroad.

Read My Pins: The Madeline Albright Collection

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 06.18.2012 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

A well-placed brooch became not only Ms. Albright's fashion signature, but a silent signal to her host about what she expected from their meeting. "Read My Pins: The Madeline Albright Collection" is on view at the Denver Art Museum.

Hot DAM: Denver Art Museum Is on Fire

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 06.12.2012 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

Wandering wide-eyed through the Yves Saint Laurent Retrospective at the Denver Art Museum I wondered, what did we wear before YSL?

PHOTOS: YSL Exclusive Opens At DAM This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 03.23.2012 | Denver

This weekend a dazzling exhibit of Yves Saint Laurent's work is coming exclusively to Denver, in a way the country has never seen it before. The D...

Ed Ruscha + Jack Kerouac = Poetic Wandering

Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts

Ed Ruscha's paintings look simple, which is what makes their complexity so confounding. Like a short poem, you can enjoy a Ruscha work in a matter of ...

YSL's Masculine Feminine Retrospective

Posted 05.08.2012 | Arts

Yves Saint Laurent was arguably the most influential designer of the past 50 years. His sleek, elegant visions became his trademark -- style was his b...

YSL's Masculine Feminine Retrospective

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Yves Saint Laurent was arguably the most influential designer of the past 50 years. His sleek, elegant visions became his trademark -- style was his b...

WATCH: Denver Is A Museum

Erin Harper | Posted 05.05.2012 | Travel
Erin Harper

I invite you to stroll along with me and explore Denver's beautiful downtown area.

I Love You Clyfford ... Still

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 02.26.2012 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer


PHOTOS: Mile High's Oversized Art

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 10.10.2011 | Denver

Denver's penchant for eclectic, oversized art can be seen throughout the city with a collection of unique and colorful pieces. Here are our favorites....

Family Fun, Design and Dinners in Denver this Weekend (04/15-04/17)

Posted 06.13.2011 | Denver

There are plenty of things to do this weekend in the Denver area. Food is a central figure this weekend with various dinners around the city. You can ...

PHOTOS: Art, Antiques And ABBA This Weekend In Denver

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

There is a great variety of activities in Denver this weekend. Check out a movie or go shopping at the antique show. There are some comedy shows, musi...

PHOTOS: Pirates, The Princess Bride And More This Weekend In Colorado

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The weather is getting warm, but there is still some winter in the air. Check out the Snowball Music Festival in the mountains or attend the last nigh...