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Al Wynne's legacy continues at Z Art Department

6 years ago by Michael Paglia
Colorado Springs is hardly the cultural center of our state — it's more accurately described as the provincial capital of Teabagistan — but for a good deal of the twentieth century, it was at the heart of Colorado's art world. A major part of the story was the existence of...
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Photos: Abstract Paintings from Al Wynne at Z Art Department

6 years ago by Erin Dubinski
Michael Paglia visits Z Art Department in this week's review, taking in a solo show featuring work by the late Al Wynne. Wynne was a large part of the mid-century modern art scene in Colorado, but a majority of his life's work was destroyed in a forest fire last summer...
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Photos: Al Wynne's artistic legacy has been lost to the Black Forest fire

6 years ago by Jonathan Shikes
The Black Forest fire, which started June 11 northeast of Colorado Springs, has been deemed the costliest in state history. "Surely, the loss of every house represents a tragedy for the people who lived there," writes Westword art critic Michael Paglia in this week's Artbeat column. "But in one case,...
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Colorado Abstract Expressionism and Al Wynne: A to Z show off the state's abstract-expressionist gems

8 years ago by Michael Paglia
The opening of the Clyfford Still Museum last month has prompted a resurgence of interest in early abstraction in Colorado, from the 1940s to the 1970s. In the beginning, Still was way ahead of even the most advanced artists here — as well as those in New York. Some Colorado...
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A Wynne Wynne for Denver's Kirkland Museum

11 years ago by Michael Paglia
Hugh Grant, director of the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, has relentlessly carried the torch for Colorado's art history, doing more to promote awareness of this important legacy than anyone ever has. He began his promotion with the work of Vance Kirkland, for whom the museum has been...
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A Wynne for Z Art Department

10 years ago by Michael Paglia
The sluggish economy has affected the bottom line for art galleries, just as it has other businesses, but you wouldn't know it from looking. In recent months, exhibits as good as, if not better than, ever have been unveiled one after another. And with the fall season now underway, you'd...
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Z Art Dept.

Randy Roberts runs Z. Art Dept., the unique modernist gallery on Speer that opened in 2008. He wanted to create an educational space where the public could learn more about Colorado-based artists;...
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Photos: Shows at Z Art Department and Goodwin Fine Art highlight sculpture

6 years ago by Westword Staff
Michael Paglia visits Z Art Department and Goodwin Fine Art in this week's art review, taking in two solo shows that focus on sculpture. The show at Z Art Department features work by David Mazza, while Goodwin Fine Art is showing pieces from Patrick Marold. Continue reading for photos from...
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Photos: Fall art season under way with a handful of abstract shows

7 years ago by Westword Staff
The fall art season is fully under way, and in this week's review, Michael Paglia visits Rule Gallery, Edge Gallery and Space Gallery. Two of these galleries are offering solo shows by local abstract artists; the third is a group show also featuring abstracts by mostly local artists. All three...

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