In the 1960s, when Tom Wesselmann, whose work is currently on display at the Denver Art Museum, first gained national attention, and into the '70s, his name was mentioned in the same breath as that of Warhol, Johns and Rauschenberg. Today, not so much. On a personal note, I teach one of those soup-t ... More >>
It occurred to me after watching Bettie Page Reveals All -- opening this Friday, January 10, at the Sie FilmCenter -- that Bettie Page isn't well-known to the masses, certainly not the way I know her. I grew up with more-liberal-than-thou, hippie parents, so art involving nudity has always been a pa ... More >>
Last Saturday was scorching, and not just because the temperature broke 100 degrees. There was also blazing local music at the eighteenth annual Westword Music Showcase -- with a record-breaking 15,000 fans in attendance. While many focused on remaining hydrated with booze or water, others were fixa ... More >>
Denver's best live music bets, weekend of January 20, 2012
The city's Month of Photography has gone from a blip to a major event over the last few years; credit photographer Mark Sink for choreographing this year's liftoff into the stratosphere. MOP has emerged as a force to be reckoned with, but how do you navigate through all the shows on view this ... More >>
The idea of having a separate curator to oversee photography at the Denver Art Museum has been kicked around for many years. Over the last decade, there have been times when a sympathetic curator like Jane Fudge, or a curatorial assistant like Blake Milteer, mounted photo shows, but there has never ... More >>
A must-see show features rare appearances by Colorado sculptors.
The Denver Art Museum finally finds a permanent home for Herbert Bayer’s works.
The DAM takes a fresh look at photography.
A dogged pursuit of photography has paid off for William Wegman.