Julia Fernandez-Pol in Denver

In the Denver Post Kyle Macmillan writes that New York artist Julia Fernandez-Pol‘s solo show at Sandy Carson Gallery proves that pure painting may overcome non-visual conceptual projects yet. “With concept often trumping craft and the entire medium regularly receiving death notices, revelry in the physical act of painting has hardly been a prized commodity … read more… “Julia Fernandez-Pol in Denver”

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Growing up Starn

Mike and Doug Starn, identical twins born in New Jersey in 1961, were among the crop of young artists discovered in late-eighties New York who experienced phenomenal success, only to be forgotten by the larger artworld as galleries’ and curators’ interests moved from tactile, materially lush, visually seductive artwork to conceptual, digital and installation approaches. … read more… “Growing up Starn”

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Susanne Kuhn in Denver

In her first solo museum show, Leipzig artist Susanne Kuhn presents six large-scale paintings at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver. Like the rest of the Leipzig contingent, Kuhn’s work has that peculiar blend of realistic light effects, fantastic architecture, figuration, and landscape that suggests an elusive narrative. In the Denver Post, Kyle MacMillan … read more… “Susanne Kuhn in Denver”

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Pard Morrison bakes pigment in Denver

“Pard Morrison: 50 Ways to Fall in Love,” Rule Gallery, Denver, CO. Through Jan. 5. Pard Morrison, who says that the fusion of surface and medium in his paintings is a metaphor for the human condition, describes his work as a hypothetical conversation between Donald Judd and Agnes Martin. In the Denver Post, Kyle MacMillan … read more… “Pard Morrison bakes pigment in Denver”

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Artists making a difference in the community

Douglas Brown profiles Denver artist Darrell Anderson in the Denver Post: “Anderson did not graduate from an art college. He didn’t spend his youth studying his craft with different masters. Anderson never could get into galleries, he says. He just painted, and got involved with the community. He’d attend chamber of commerce after-work events, and … read more… “Artists making a difference in the community”

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Herbert Bayer collection exposed in Denver

“Herbert Bayer Collection and Archive,” curated by Gwen Chanzit. Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO. On permanent display. In the Denver Post, Kyle MacMillan reports: “When the Denver Art Museum was campaigning for passage of a $62.5 million bond issue to fund its much-trumpeted expansion, it pledged that the added space would allow visitors to view … read more… “Herbert Bayer collection exposed in Denver”

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Harwood Museum presents Diebenkorn’s work from grad school

Kyle MacMillan reports in the Denver Post: “With a painting from Richard Diebenkorn’s “Ocean Park” series in almost every major art museum in the country, it would certainly seem he is something of a known commodity by now. And to a large degree, he is. But as an important summer exhibition at the Harwood Museum … read more… “Harwood Museum presents Diebenkorn’s work from grad school”

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