Michael Paglia is an art historian and writer whose columns have appeared in Westword since 1995; his essays on the visual arts have also been published in national periodicals including Art News, Architecture, Art Ltd., Modernism, Art & Auction and Sculpture Magazine. He taught art history at the University of Colorado Denver.
4 days ago | Art Review
On this December weekend, skip the shopping and catch art shows at Pirate and five more venues around town.
5 days ago | Art Review
Pirate Contemporary Art, the city’s flagship artists’ cooperative, found a new home outside of Denver, in Lakewood. These are the wages of gentrification: The city’s alternative art infrastructure is being off-shored to the inner suburbs.
6 days ago | Art Review
With all the hurly burly of construction in the Golden Triangle (including the dismantling of “Lao Tzu” outside the Denver Art Museum), it's a relief to see the new shows at the nearby Goodwin Fine Art and the new display by Linda Herritt at Rule ...
21 days ago | Art Review
Sculptors Charles Parson and Collin Parson are father and son, and they prove that art is relative at Counterpoints: Charles Parson + Collin Parson at the Museum of Outdoor Arts.
28 days ago | Art Review
Ania Gola-Kumor is one of Colorado’s best abstract painters, but she is inexplicably also one of the most underappreciated. Her latest efforts are on view in Moving Paint II: Ania Gola-Kumor, a handsome and tight solo now at the Sandra Phillips Ga...