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Formalizing the Camouflage of the Homeless

Denver – Now?Now! – Marcelo Cidade: these blankets have a obvious front and back. An elaborate texture hints they’re made from a mix of materials. According to the artist, they are the byproducts of recycling in São Paulo, Brazil, where Mr. Cidade lives. They’re used as insulation in the construction industry, sold as packing blankets…

Sculpture made after 1970 by Joan Miro, on view at Denver Art Museum, March 2015

Joan Miro at Denver Art Museum

: Insight & Imagination; March 22 to June 28, 2105 Denver — “I painted in a frenzy, so that people will know that I am alive, that I’m breathing, that I still have a few more places to go.” – Joan Miró, 1978 A while ago, a young artist friend of mine told me “The avant-garde…

Andrea Modica photograph from the Human Being series, shown during the Month of Photography Denver 2015 at CU Medical Campus, Fulginiti Pavillion Gallery.

Andrea Modica – Human Being

At the Fulginiti Pavillion Gallery for Bioethics at the University of Colorado Medical Campus Denver – Photographs of skulls dominated by intense detail: the cracks that we know existed when we were infants reappear after death. After nearly a century in the ground the bone still shows evidence of being alive with elaborate texture like…

The Fall, from the Holocaust Project, Judy Chicago, 1987, from the show Surveying Judy Chicago, Redline, Denver, 2014

Judy Chicago Retro at Redline

Enter Redline – a contemporary art space in Denver – and swim through years of work by Judy Chicago, who having reached the grand old age of 75 is this year being feted with several retrospectives across our country and whose name is by now known to people who have some knowledge of contemporary art;…

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James Nares : Street – Joslyn Art Museum

Omaha – June 21 to September 21, 2014 – James Nares video engulfs you as you step inside the Contemporary Artists Project gallery – an open and not- claustrophobic smaller gallery cut out from  the big temporary exhibitions space. The video sucks you in like a dream. You are watching from the point of view…