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Catherine Opie

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Harmony Hammond and Tirza True Latimer on Queer Feminist Abstraction

    Art naturally evolved from representation (pictures of things) toward abstraction, argued modernist art critic Clement Greenberg and his fellow formalists. Portraiture and landscape painting be damned: In pure art, paintings do nothing but express their essence as painting. But in the 1960s, paintin ... More >>

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    August 7, 2014
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    July 31, 2014

    Ralph-Michael Giordano recreates classic Hollywood photos with Colorado actors

    Colorado's independent film scene is booming, says filmmaker and photographer Ralph-Michael Giordano, whose exhibition A Colorado Tribute to Classic Hollywood will be featured at Tenn Street Coffee and Books on First Friday, as part of the Tennyson Street Artwalk. Giordano has spent the last six mon ... More >>

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    July 30, 2014

    Catherine Opie talks selfies, AIDS and her shift from representation to abstraction

    Catherine Opie began shooting photographs at the height of the AIDS crisis. Her portraits of LGBTQ people were born from the urgency of the moment: She was watching her friends die. Over the years, her work has evolved from documentary portraiture and landscapes toward greater abstraction and a stud ... More >>

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    April 16, 2012

    Feminism & Co. sells out a program on sex work

    Selling out for the first time since moving into its basement home at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Friday night's Feminism & Co.: Sex Work lecture had to turn many people away at the door. The expertly curated lecture series seeks out artists, scholars and women of all trades to speak about women ... More >>

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    December 6, 2011

    Dancer Michelle Ellsworth wins a $50,000 USA Fellowship prize

    ​The sixth annual round of the USA Fellowship grants -- fifty awards of $50,000 each -- were announced last night in Los Angeles, and exactly one went to a Colorado artist: Michelle Ellsworth of Boulder, for her work in the field of dance. Ellsworth has an MFA in dance from the University of ... More >>

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    May 25, 2006

    Sketches

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    May 18, 2006

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    May 11, 2006

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    May 4, 2006

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    April 27, 2006

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    April 20, 2006

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    April 13, 2006

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    April 6, 2006

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    March 30, 2006

    Sketches

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    February 23, 2006

    Water Sports

    MCA director Cydney Payton gathers seaside views in a beautiful group show.

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    March 13, 2003

    Going Up and Coming Down

    Architects and architecture are in the news and on the walls of Denver's MCA.

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