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
While paper may seem a flimsy theme around which to organize art, it adds up to three solid shows at the Arvada Center.
9 days ago | Art Review
The Denver Botanic Gardens has a growing reputation in the art world, and Calder Monumental only adds to that. Even without the Calder sculptures, the Gardens are worth a visit, but with this show, it's a must.
17 days ago | Art Review
Artists get back to nature in Out of View at Robischon Gallery, and the way their work has been stitched together through their different if interrelated aesthetic concepts and media indicates that the show was very thoughtfully curated. O...
23 days ago | Art Review
Forms evocative of those found in nature connect the paintings and sculptures now on the first floor of the William Havu Gallery, and with growing season just under way, the presentation is perfectly timed. Although there’s an aesthetic seamlessne...
29 days ago | Art Review
Bobbi Walker, gallery director of Walker Fine Art, which just celebrated its fifteenth anniversary, has traditionally dedicated the front of her space to two solo shows; a painter would take over the walls and a sculptor would fill the floors.