Joan Miro at Denver Art Museum

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

: 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 – Human Being

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

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…

Judy Chicago Retro at Redline

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

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;…