You'll find a wide spectrum of new art big and very small this weekend, on gallery walls and as moving pictures on downtown streets. Here's a sampling of what you can see... See also: By the Letter: Joel Swanson at David B. Smith Gallery
This first First Friday is jammed with new art, as is the whole weekend, which also includes two June traditions: the Capitol Hill People's Fair and the Art Students League Summer Art Market. From fine art photography to collectible-toy decorating, you're bound to find something artful to see and do ... More >>
Michael Paglia visits the Arvada Center in this week's review, "Home Team," taking in a massive juried effort, Art of the State, featuring 160 artists. The show mainly focuses on abstract work, displaying pieces ranging from paintings to three-dimensional art. Continue reading for photos from all th ... More >>
Since you're probably spending every extra dollar on the air- conditioning bill this month, it's hard to find money for fun stuff. Help is at hand, with this week's list of ten events you can participate in for under $10: art shows, meeting a punk legend, eating a pancake breakfast. So turn off the ... More >>
The great thing about liking artists who aren't dead is the opportunity to meet them in person and ask, "What does it all mean?" Ice Cube Gallery is giving you that chance starting today, for the closing weekend of Absence, by Jane McMahan, and Wading In, by Regina V. Benson -- two conceptual instal ... More >>
"Ice Cube Gallery sounds like an attractive escape from 100-plus-degree temperatures," writes Michael Paglia in his review of Regina V. Benson: Wading In and Jane McMahan: Absence (through July 14), two shows that feature natural imagery as key components, in this week's Westword. Meanwhile, the Gol ... More >>
Regina Benson's On Fire was inspired by her trials last summer when Benson was forced to evacuate her home in Golden because of an approaching wildfire. Below (and in this week's Westword), Michael Paglia writes on her new show and how she came out of the approaching flames.
Robin Rule rulez!After more than a decade on Broadway, Rule Gallery, one of the city's top contemporary art dealers, will be relocating in March to RiNo. Sky-high rents on Broadway have led owner Robin Rule to seek out a new spot for her twenty-year-old-plus business, and she apparently liked ... More >>
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