This Oscar-nominated animated film tells the story of a young girl growing up amidst the Islamic Revolution in Iran. In conjunction with the Clyfford Still Museum's current Drawing/Painting/Process exhibit, the Denver Film Society presents Persepolis as an example of how sketches can transform into a gr
Though known primarily for his paintings, Clyfford Still also left behind hundreds of drawings. This exhibit unites the two bodies of work. Discover how many of his works on paper led to pieces on canvas as you peek into the iconic expressionist's artistic process. Tue-Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Famed abstract artist Clyfford Still spent the summer of 1960 on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder. But he didn't get there by chance. Valerie Albicker, director of CU's Visiting Artist Program, will discuss the program and its history. Lynne Wolfe, the professor who invited Still, will attend the event as a special guest. Thu 6:30 p.m.
Fashion and fine art converge for this style-savvy event. Local designer Stephanie Ohnmacht gathered inspiration from Clyfford Still's renowned abstract paintings to create elegant fabrics for her Spring 2014 collection. See the line's debut during a fashion show as you enjoy drinks and appetizers. Thu 6:30-9 p.m.
Art is timeless, and some of the oldest pieces known to man can influence modern artists. This 90-minute film explores the connection between ancient art and abstract expressionists. Bonus: Professor Melinda Barlow from the University of Colorado Boulder will discuss the relationships among photography, painting, film, and animation. Thu 7-10 p.m.
Pack a picnic, call up a date, and end the work week on a musical note. Enjoy the acoustic musical stylings of the Grant Gordy Quartet, and the songwriting talents of Kyle James Hauser. Both musicians now call Denver home after extensive international careers. This event is the second lawn concert in a series presented by Swallow Hill Music.
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