Famed Mexican printmaker José Guadalupe Posada included calaveras (skulls) in his work to mock the bourgeois culture at the turn of the 20th century and criticize his nation's 35-year dictatorship in his nation. View 90 of Posada's iconic, skeleton-filled prints at this exhibit presented by Denver Arts & Venues, the Mexican Consulate, and the Mexican Cultural Center.
Admire new works from five of Colorado's most respected contemporary artists. Inspired by RedLine's designation of 2014 as the year of the woman, Sandra Phillips decided to pay homage to local women who have been creating and teaching art for more than 20 years. These artists' new works—including paintings and interactive sculptures—surpass the boundaries of their previous repertoires.
The clothing we wear is merely one form that fabric takes. This nationally touring exhibit explores the emergence of fiber as a fine arts movement during the second half of the 20th century and how it has been used for both the practical and decorative purposes.
Turn of the century issues and events—such as industrialization, immigration, and women's rights movements—heavily impacted Margaret Brown's and our country's evolution. Brown's extraordinary story is woven together with our nation's history in this exhibit examin
Peruse the creations of more than 100 Colorado artists in your search for the perfect gift. Sprinkled throughout the month-long market are a host of special events: an opening-night artists reception, photos with Santa, and a gingerbread house construction zone. Bonus: You can also decorate your own iconic Christmas sweater. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun noon-5 p.m.
Two Colorado artists explore the nature of creation in "Collapse" and "Practice." Jane McMahan examines the cycle of destruction and rebirth through video, drawings, and sculptures. Sherry Wiggins' works reflect on the self-referential aspects of artistic production through recreated stills from 1940s surrealist films. Meet the artists at the opening reception Friday evening.
For more than two decades, New Yorker Holt Quentel has lingered in self-imposed artistic exile. Her work—social commentaries on a modernist aesthetic—once commanded the attention of the art world but has fallen into near-obscurity in her public absence. Her decades-old paintings and sculptures reemerge in Aspen in the artist's first-ever solo museum show.
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