When the Cordell Taylor Gallery opened its doors in Denver in the fall of 2001, its specialty was contemporary art from Utah, and all of the represented artists were holdovers from the days when the business was located in Salt Lake City. These out-of-state artists were unknown around here and generated little interest -- a situation that, coupled with the whole 9/11 thing, caused the gallery to get off to a very slow start. To combat the problem, director Ivar Zeile began recruiting Denver artists, and the first one to show at Cordell Taylor was a bright, then-emerging art star named Karen McClanahan. Although she moved away this summer, McClanahan is now back -- figuratively speaking, anyway -- with the... More >>>