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.
3 days ago | Art Review
In its new Lakewood home, Pirate's shows have set a very high standard. Two more opened January 5.
4 days ago | Art Review
The new year promises new exhibits that continue to showcase this city's vibrant art scene. Keep reading for a fresh look at Infinite Layers at Walker Fine Art, as well as capsule reviews of four more shows around town this first weekend fo...
4 days ago | Art
It must have been just a handful of hours before the groundbreaking at the Denver Art Museum's iconic Gio Ponti building on Wednesday morning that some idiot got inside the protective construction fence surrounding the landmark, and vandalized wit...
5 days ago | Art News
Following several years of preparation and planning, and three months after the world-famous Gio Ponti-designed Denver Art Museum tower was closed, the DAM held a ceremonial ground-breaking on January 10, signaling the start of a three-year rehabi...
7 days ago | Art Review
Michael Warren Contemporary often shows artists associated with Colorado who do not live in Denver, and that's the case with two solos currently on display in the gallery.
28 days ago | Art
Over the past few years, women artists have finally been given their due. The Denver Art Museum has been a leader in the effort to right this wrong: Last year it presented Women of Abstract Expressionism, which rewrote the history of American art ...