The art at Union Station has been one of the surprise hits of the $54 million renovation project. The building holds more than 600 pieces of art, a collection so extensive that the Crawford Hotel, which fills the upper three floors, has both an electronic and a published guide to the artwork so that ... More >>
Michael Paglia visits Robischon Gallery and Ironton Studios in this week's review, taking in two solo shows to start out the summer season. The exhibit at Ironton focuses on work from Stephen Batura. At Robischon there are four solos on view that match up beautifully with Batura's Ironton excursion ... More >>
Art doesn't go on vacation or take three-day weekends, and this weekend's bounty proves it. Here are a few shows -- big, small, serious and not so serious -- to check out while you're kicking back. See also: Stephen Batura, Stream, Ironton Gallery
#81: Stephen Batura Colorado native Stephen Batura is a painter's painter, best-known for his large, monochromatic works on wood panels inspired by Charles Lillybridge's photographs of everyday life from a century ago. Also known for working big, Batura created "Rehearsal," a detailed mural he pain ... More >>
Zoe Yabrove has been profiling RTD's public-art pieces, and this Monday, her series reached"Winter Crossing," the stunning mural by Denver artist Stephen Batura that hung at Union Station for a decade -- and then disappeared when the historic facility was closed for major renovations. "RTD removed t ... More >>
No need to check your watch if you're at the light-rail station at Littleton and Mineral: Robert Tully took full advantage of Colorado's sunny days when he created his public-art piece, "The Silver Band of Present Time." He recently took a few minutes to talk with us about art, public transportatio ... More >>
We've been profiling RTD's public-art pieces on our Show and Tell blog, and on Monday, the series reached"Winter Crossing," the stunning mural by Denver artist Stephen Batura that hung at Union Station for a decade -- and then disappeared when the historic facility was closed for major renovations. ... More >>
Sculptor John McEnroe has created some of the most controversial pieces of public art in the area. But not only has he given Colorado plenty of talk about, he's also taken inspiration for his work from Colorado. We recently caught up with McEnroe to talk about how his piece "Fools Gold," at the Dry ... More >>
The public art that RTD has been commissioning for light-rail stations -- and we've been profiling this summer -- is just the latest wave of transportion related work. Stephen Batura's painting "Winter Crossing" originally hung in Union Station -- but with all the construction going on there, this p ... More >>
This week's review of Appropriated: The Chronicled West at the Robischon Gallery by Michael Paglia examines the show which opened back on March 29 and runs through Saturday. Below are a few images from the show.
There are big openings of shows at the Denver Art Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art that explore international and Californian phenomena -- but don't miss the exhibit opening tonight at Robischon Gallery that touts imagery from right in our own back yard.
What is that smell?Using the works of Stephen Batura as inspiration, perfumer Dawn Spencer Hurwitz will combine sight and scent for a live audience tonight at Sense BMoCA, where she will mix up new perfumes on the spot toward the end of answering one of life's most persistent questions: What ... More >>
The Lab at Belmar goes behind closed doors with art meant to be restful.
A Bruce Price solo at +, with paintings and more at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.
Contemporary realism is on display at Robischon, while get-realism takes over at RMCAD.
The Mizel Center hosts Colorado artists who work in series.
The DAM presents an exhibit studded with the state's art stars.
middle ground: Stephen Batura, Museum of Contemporary Art/Walnut Foundry
Painters Stephen Batura and Dave Yust are treated to separate solos.
Art and politics mix it up in the season opener at Denver's MCA.
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
Stephen Batura, "Floodplain"
Two Wazee galleries heat up Denver's art scene with spectacular showings.
June 24 - 30, 1999