In many ways, magic realism anticipates conceptual realism, even though it's not actually an early form of the cutting-edge style. Boulder has been a center for magic realism for decades (I guess art really does imitate life), in no small part because of Frank Sampson and Luis Eades, artists who taught painting at the University of Colorado. Both explore dreamlike fantasies in their technically realistic paintings. Among their acolytes are several important Boulder painters, one of whom is being featured in the... More >>>