Michael Paglia is an art historian and writer whose columns have appeared weekly since 1995 in Westword. Paglia’s essays on the visual arts have also been published in national periodicals including Art News, Architecture, Art Ltd., Modernism, Art & Auction and Sculpture Magazine, among others. Paglia has authored or co-authored more than a dozen books and monographs, most of them focusing on modern and contemporary art in the American West. He currently teaches art history at the University of Colorado Denver.
2 days ago | Art Review
The Robischon Gallery has a talent for assembling separate shows that seamlessly interact with one another, and that’s definitely the case with a trio of exhibits on display now. They’re connected by both a goth mood and the enigmatic quality of t...
7 days ago | Art Review
It's a beautiful weekend to head to the galleries and see some art. Here are six shows to see around town right now.
8 days ago | Art
This past September Sandra Phillips relocated her namesake gallery to a smallish storefront on West 11th Avenue near Bannock Street which is just a block away from the Denver Art Museum and the other attractions of the Civic Center Cultural Complex.
9 days ago | Art Review
Two excellent shows at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center — Force/Resistance and Don Coen: The Migrant Series — have special resonance in the age of Trump.
16 days ago | Architecture
The new Kirkland Museum, honoring Denver's premier artist of the mid-twentieth century, won't open for visitors until mid-2018, but a tour of the project shows it's a true landmark in the making.
22 days ago | Art Review
There’s always good reason to catch a Phil Bender solo at Pirate: Contemporary Art, but this current effort, straightforwardly titled Phil Bender, has the added attraction of being thoroughly poignant. Though not Pirate’s last show, it will be Ben...