Arts and Culture

Twelve Denver arts flashbacks from 2012

Art-museum shows reigned in 2012, from a couple of demographic-busting blockbusters at the Denver Art Museum to a visual constellation of exhibits at the Museum of Contemporary Arts Denver, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center and other satellites that paid tribute to a West Coast punk moment in time. But 2012 was also an excellent year for small galleries, where young artists gained a foothold, offering glimpses of nascent greatness.

Here are some of our favorite art flashbacks, in chronological order.

See also: - Fifteen best Denver art moments in 2011

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