The collective members included here are Nancy Slyter, represented by three small, retro representational paintings in mixed mediums; Holly Johnson, with a pair of ink-and-charcoal drawings on wrinkled sheets of paper; and Jennifer Harrington, with three small oil sketches of household objects. Of special interest is "contemplating a dark room," an inkjet print on watercolor paper by Christine Buchsbaum that depicts an interior overgrown with plants. The piece is visually rich and elegant.

Pink Collar Glam is presenting another show right now over at Pirate: Contemporary Art called Continued From the Other Side (part 2). It includes work by Slyter, Johnson, Harrington and Buchsbaum, as well as Neumann. There are also two other guest entries — one from Anderson and one from Kristen Hatgi. The Anderson, "domestic failures," is an installation made up of a couple of panels of wood leaning against the wall, the top one covered with glue and spattered with paint. Propped up next to this construction is an industrial-style fluorescent ceiling lamp that rakes the surface of the wood with light, creating a glowing effect. Like the tent piece at Ice Cube, this installation works because of its simplicity; I hope these pieces indicate a new direction in Anderson's approach to the medium.

"Corpse Eater," by Rebecca Vaughan, mixed-material installation.
"Corpse Eater," by Rebecca Vaughan, mixed-material installation.
"race car driver with better utensils," by Theresa Anderson, vinyl.
"race car driver with better utensils," by Theresa Anderson, vinyl.

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Ice Cube Gallery

3320 Walnut St.
Denver, CO 80205

Category: Art Galleries

Region: Downtown Denver

Pirate: Contemporary Art

3655 Navajo St.
Denver, CO 80211

Category: Art Galleries

Region: Northwest Denver

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Through September 8, Ice Cube Gallery, 3320 Walnut Street, 303-292-1822, icecubegallery.com.Through September 9, Pirate Contemporary Art, 3655 Navajo Street, 303-458-6058, www.pirateartonline.org.

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Swank [fool] and Continued From the Other Side at Ice Cube both close this Saturday, and you'll have just one extra day to catch Pink Collar Glam's other show at Pirate, since it closes on Sunday.

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