^
Keep Westword Free
4

Marcus Renninger debuts new paintings at the Kanon Collective

Combining his love of pop-iconography with a classical and surrealistic aesthetic, Marcus Renninger's paintings leave the viewer dizzy from the contrast of their unsettling beauty with their cultural familiarity. Renninger, a guitarist with Fingers of the Sun, is showing a new round of work that will be celebrated with a reception at 5 p.m. today at the Kanon Collective Gallery. He's definitely achieved a new level of scale and emotional ambition since we spoke with him last summer, so we wanted to give you this sneak peak of Renninger's impressionistic take on historic heroes like David Bowie and Marilyn Monroe.

See also: - Fingers of the Sun guitarist Marcus Renninger unveils pop-culture paintings - Fingers of the Sun continues to brighten Denver's music scene - Fingers of the Sun - 3EP review

Marcus Renninger's reception begins at 5 p.m. tonight at the Kanon Collective Gallery, at 766 Santa Fe Drive. Visit the event's Facebook page for more information.

Follow me on Twitter at @JosiahMHesse.

I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.


Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.