A tribute to ice, snow and light, Paul Wertin's temporary sculpture "Arches" opens tonight at the seventh annual Triumph Winterfest in Vail, when it will be illuminated with LED lights at dusk. Wertin began carving the icy structure from 120 blocks of ice earlier this month, creating a seventy-foot ... More >>
Fifteen teams competed in the 2013 International Snow Sculpture Championship in Breckenridge last week. From January 22-26, groups from across the globe hand-carved 20-ton blocks of snow into frozen art over a 65-hour period. Yesterday, team Mongolia took home top honors for its impressive snow stat ... More >>
Summer heat keeping you glued in front of the fan? Get up and get out to Six and Four Articulations, a physical, visual and intellectual dance performance presented by the touring group of the same name at 8 p.m. tomorrow, at Work|Space. In advance of the show, we caught up with dancer, choreograp ... More >>
Bongo Love isn't afraid of the chainsaw. He's won multiple awards at chainsaw carving competitions -- including third place in Vancouver and fourth place at the World Cup in Germany. He's also getting set to compete in Whittle the Wood in Craig this June. And he's recently opened a tea and art shop, ... More >>
Evergreen Lake was lit up by flood lights last Saturday night in preparation for Skate the Lake, part of the Evergreen IceFest. While workers cleared the lake to create a skating rink, Michael Campe and his crew from Colorado Ice Sculptures were hard at work carving a putt-putt golf course made of i ... More >>
Thomas Sayre "Imagine how cool it would be if you were an eighth grader visiting the Judicial Center and you saw a word that you had submitted in the art," says Jon Sarche, public information coordinator for the Colorado Judicial Department, on its current art endeavor. The department is aski ... More >>
Only Donald Lipsky can ride this horse. And Hickenlooper.Three years ago, the original fiberglass horse from Donald Lipski's "The Yearling," who'd been keeping watch over the Denver Public Library since 1999 atop an incongruously giant red chair, stepped down. "Scout," as he'd been informally ... More >>
For a photo of the installation, see the Denver Post storyWithin just a few hours of the time local artist Talia Kauk installed 1,000 paper cranes outside the Hamilton Building of the Denver Art Museum yesterday, without permission, security came out, snipped them down and tossed them in the ... More >>
The study of neighbors through their lawn decoration... Photo by Kenny Be Figure 59. South Park Hill: Rusty hummingbird hovers over wagon wheel daisy. Old-timey farm implements and wagon-y westernalia are common in Denver's outback neighborhoods (Marston, Fort Logan and Bear Valley), where ... More >>
The study of neighbors through their lawn ornaments... Figure 21. Cherry Creek: Very cherry yard art. Yard art is not entirely limited to the destitute and superstitious. The joy of property personalization transcends all socioeconomic boundaries and even includes the social climbers of Denver' ... More >>
Verse came to worse last night at the Central Library, where close to a hundred people gathered for last night's Fresh City Life poetry reading inspired by "Mustang," Luis Jimenez's blue horse sculpture out at Denver International Airport. We were in the depths of the basement, but spirits soared as ... More >>
Old South Pearl Street brings on the nostalgia with Winterfest.
Jerry Wingren, who lives and works in the foothills west of Boulder, is one of Coloradoâ€™s premier contemporary sculptors and any chance to see his work is worth taking. In Black & White at Walker Fine Art, Wingren carries forward his classic reductive approach to carving, in which simple evocative ... More >>
Luis Jimenez’s controversial “Mustang” rides on.
DU's School of Art and Art History celebrates its own.
The sight of the Steve Canyon sculpture in Idaho Springs draped in lazy, yet effective, holiday festoonery inspired this haiku: Posed like a hero Who cares if you're a cartoon? The sky's the limit.
Believe it or not, art actually looks good in the Hamilton Building.
The art is hands-on along the Sculpture Trail at Lyons.
Brief reviews of current shows
The state of the art in Denver.
Herbert Bayer's genius is on display at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design.
Sculpture sprouts in Loveland
Competitive ice sculpting is not all thrills and chills.
"Common Ground" Barbara Grygutis
LoDo's Ron Judish Fine Arts moves on after the current show closes.
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
Ceramics struggle for respect in the art world.
Matisse comes to Denver -- via Baltimore.
Two shows bring the best of both worlds to Denver.