From the 1940s to the 1970s, Aspen's Herbert Bayer was one of the premier artists in Colorado; from the '80s to the first decade of the 21st century, Denver's Dale Chisman played a similar role. But beyond that, their work has little in common, with Bayer going for a hard-edged line while Chisman pr ... More >>
Before Dale Chisman's death in 2008, the artist prepared a number of gigantic piece for a show that would never come to be -- financial disputes arose around the work and a proper retrospective of his oeuvre has been on hold in the two years since -- until now. In addition to Michael Paglia's ... More >>
Catalogue cover art, "Dale Chisman in Retrospect"
Dale Chisman, who died in 2008, was one of the most significant abstract painters to have ever worked in Colorado -- a roster that includes the likes of Vance Kirkland and Herbert Bayer. But Chisman wasn't just a great artist. He was also a gr ... More >>