Former Denver Art Museum director Lewis Sharp, who retired at the end of 2009, really made his mark on the place. The most obvious example of this is the Hamilton Building, which nearly doubled the museum's exhibition space. Less obvious is the way he reorganized the DAM's internal structure, recasting some areas — the modern and contemporary works, for example — and inventing new ones. In 2008, Sharp launched the last of these changes by establishing the department of photography and media arts and hiring well-known photo curator Eric... More >>>
"Untitled (CE-901)," by Kevin O'Connell, color ink-jet print on aluminum.