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.
3 days ago | Art Review
It's a perfect weekend to head to the galleries and see some art. Here are nine shows to see around town right now, including two that are closing.
4 days ago | Art Review
Artist residencies inspired two back-to-back solos at Michael Warren Contemporary.
5 days ago | Art Review
In the second half of the nineteenth century, painters and photographers came to the American West to depict the majestic scenery. Amazingly, the landscape tradition is still relevant a century and a half later. For proof, see Don Stinson: What Li...
12 days ago | Art Review
From the early 1920s to around 1960, Colorado Springs was the unrivaled center for art in this state. The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is highlighting this illustrious history by presenting solos dedicated to the artists who were important to...
19 days ago | Art Review
In Dmitri Obergfell’s solo at Gildar Gallery, Man Is a Bubble/Time Is a Place, the artist offers " meditations on long arcs of time, informed by different sources,” the artist says.
26 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...