When it comes to artists decorating objects for charity we've probably seen it all by now -- giant cow statues, guitars and violins, skateboard decks, fiberglass cats and even those hideous masks that seemed to start it all. But we've never before seen the likes of Breasts of Colorado, at least not ... More >>
The pattern that connects the artists included in Material Abstraction, which runs through the end of this month at Robischon Gallery, is the way that each exploits the unique properties of their particular medium. And what a batch of mediums they use: automotive lacquer, vinyl and recycled objects.
Over the weekend, Serena Williams might have been in Spain playing tennis, but she was getting more attention in the blogosphere for seventy seconds of a leaked rap song she made. The results sound like an amateurish impression of a collaboration between Missy Eliot and the Neptunes. The opening lin ... More >>
Does a bear shit outside the woods? That question was answered by the pranksters who placed a pile of blue poo under "I See What You Mean," better known as the Big Blue Bear, which stands outside the Colorado Convention Center.
That prank inspired another former Westword art critic Renna Shesso to ... More >>
Does a bear shit in the woods -- and outside a convention center? That question was answered when pranksters placed a pile of blue poo under "I See What You Mean," the Lawrence Argent sculpture that's known as the Big Blue Bear. Inspired, one critic turned her eyes to DIA's "Mustang," and his hindqu ... More >>
Sometime this weekend, a prankster added a new element to "I See What You Mean," the sculpture outside the Colorado Convention Center. Suddenly, the Big Blue Bear had taken a big blue dump.
And one good turn definitely deserves another.
Ah, life's eternal questions, like "Why do words sounds so weird if you say them a bunch of times in a row?" and "What if, like, when you looked in the mirror you were seeing the real you looking at the fake you and you're the fake you" and "Wait, what?" -- all of which suddenly become vastly ... More >>
"National Velvet" sculpture by John McEnroe, dressed for the holidays.
The Christmas tree shape and Santa Claus color of John McEnroe's sculpture at the base of the Highland bridge almost demands that "National Velvet" be decorated for the holidays.
Inspired by the sculpture's similarity to ... More >>
John Hickenlooper with Saggy-Boob Electric Penis.
Itâ€™s a daunting task: What to call the new public sculpture at the base of the 16th Street Pedestrian Bridge. No ordinary name will do for such a creation, with its stack of bulbous crimson sacks rising, slipping and sliding, twenty feet into t ... More >>