Orozco 2016

Gabriel Orozco Aspen installation

Aspen Art Museum – July 29th – Dec. 18, 2016 Why paintings? Why make paintings that look like those made before? Why expend the energy to make, apply and remove paint and gesso, to harvest wood or fibers just to add more paintings to a world with a crisis of over-consumption. And why live in…

Adam Pendleton

Adam Pendleton silkscreen print of Sol Lewitt's water imagery on reflextive material.

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver – July 15 – Sept. 25, 2016 – Becoming Imperceptible — Just the blacks of B&W photographs covered a few walls when the MCA Denver opened on July 15th with a party, a party not everyone standing in line was able to join. It was crowded with colorfully dressed folks and when…

Instruction Manual

– SITElines 2016 – SITE Santa Fe – Santa Fe, NM – This complex show includes more than 30 artists and several conceptual ideas that require some background to fully appreciate and understand. So I’ve made this extra guide with some of the curatorial notes for the biennial titled Much Wider than a Line. Marta…

Stella Retrospective

Frank Stella Retrospective - Ft. Worth Modern Art Museum

– Ft. Worth – July 2016 – Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth  – “Das Erdbeben der Chili is one of the most recent paintings, and next to it … one of the earliest,” I overheard a tour guide say to her group standing at the first painting in the retrospective of Frank Stella’s work at…

Want to Dance?

#dancelab – Denver Art Museum, Denver, July 10 through Oct. 2, 2016 – Feels great to dance, right? But what do you look like dancing? The interactive installations at the Denver Art Museum this summer not only let’s you see your body in motion, but makes it art. Surrounded by sculptures and paintings and the…