Tag Archives: Denver Art Museum

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Profiles

Young British Artist Hits Middle Age: Catching up with Marc Quinn

Ever since he sculpted a self-portrait out of his own frozen blood, Marc Quinn has enthralled the public, annoyed many critics, and been embraced by collectors. The quintessential Young British Artist is now middle-aged, but still notorious Read More

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Blanket Statement: 10 Textile Shows, One Museum

Denver Art Museum unites Navajo weavings, Victorian needlework, the original denim, Chinese robes, skinned teddy bears, and a lot more Read More

Mochica, North Coast, possibly La Mina, Forehead Ornament with Feline Head and Octopus Tentacles Ending in Catfish Heads, 100 – 800 A.D., gold, chrysocolla, and shells. MUSEO DE LA NACIÓN, LIMA, PHOTO ©DANIEL GIANNONI.
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The Art That Made Peru Peru

Three millennia, 350 objects, and one national identity are featured in an ambitious show at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts Read More

Tord Boontje, Table Stories Dinnerware Plate, 2005, porcelain, underglaze blue. From "Blue and White: A Ceramic Journey."  DENVER ART MUSEUM, GIFT OF JILL A. WILTSE AND H. KIRK BROWN III
Looking at Art

The Clay’s the Thing

At the Denver Art Museum, mud is ‘marvelous’. Read More

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Profiles

Clothes Connections

Shinique Smith transforms piles of garments destined for export into eye– and thought–provoking installations. Read More

The facade of the Art Institute of Chicago in the expansion designed by Renzo Piano. According to museum director James Cuno, it is not intended to compete with Frank Gehry’s band shell across the street. COURTESY ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
Features

The New Serenity

Architects who design museums have been retreating from explosive innovation to favor classicism, tranquillity, and a more restrained Modernism. Read More