Books of a Life

Harwood Museum – Taos, New Mexico – Wednesday, April 5 – Sunday, April 23, 2017 ANTHONY HASSETT: LAST EVENINGS ON EARTH I wanted to see these books – hand made, accordion books drawn graphic-novel style – that feel like a journal of a vivid, rich life. I didn’t know Hassett and just stumbled into a beautiful memorial…

Look at Me

Wall Writers, grafitti reproduction in stairwell

Who is behind street art – at the MCA – Denver – Feb 10 – May 7, 2017 It’s easy to see the new shows at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver – you don’t even have to be in Denver. Look around and you’ll see people passionately saying, ‘Hey, Look at Me.’  Basquiat before…

KAWS

Silhouette of Kaws sculpture at Fort Worth Modern in front of reflecting pond

What do we learn from repetition? KAWS WHERE THE END STARTS Oct 20, 2016 – Jan 22, 2017 Fort Worth – Three versions of the same image start a large exhibit of 2- and 3- dimensional work by KAWS at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.  Six different colors make three different combinations that…

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…