During a long and dizzying tour of the new Meow Wolf in Denver, a local writer homes in on how the immersive experience conjures a Colorado vibe.
Known for its two-year Artist Residency program, RedLine Contemporary Art Center plays additional important roles in the Denver art scene, especially when it comes to grants and social activism.
A large-scale collaboration between Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger, both long invested in community-sourced artmaking, takes the spotlight in Each/Other at the Denver Art Museum.
Featuring divergent works in various mediums, The Stubborn Influence of Painting at BMoCA lets guest curator Kate Petley make the case for artists breaking free of preconceived notions.
The Denver Botanic Gardens’s $40-million Freyer-Newman Center, with its three art galleries, establishes itself as fertile ground for exhibitions.
Jason DeMarte’s Trappings of Arcadia at Denver’s Rule Gallery addresses the clash between nature and artificiality.
The biennial Month of Photography is underway in Denver and surrounding cities, showcasing hundreds of photographers exploring the genre in a multitude of ways.
The virtual-reality installation Carne y Arena, the brainchild of acclaimed director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, is an unforgettable twenty minutes of walking in migrants’ shoes at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The provocative work of Francesca Woodman, an art photographer who took her life at only twenty-two, takes on new dimensions in Portrait of a Reputation, an exhibition at MCA Denver that combines Woodman’s experimental work from the late 1970s with candid photos of the artist by her friend, George Lange.
From the vast archives of Denver’s Clyfford Still Museum comes Elemental, an eye-catching exhibition that organizes Still’s work around images conjured by the elements: earth, air, water, fire, and æther.
Gina Adams considers herself an Indigenous-hybrid artist involved in a variety of craft-based work rooted in her heritage. Yet her commitment to art-making is equally matched by the extensive research she conducts in libraries, museums, and databases. Its Honor Is Hereby Pledged: Gina Adams is the product of Adams’s deep-dive into American history. It is a stunning collection of works intent on truth-telling, making it all the more relevant and poignant.
Denver artist Jonathan Saiz believes in the value of shock and surprise, as evidenced in two overlapping solo exhibitions. One is #WhatisUtopia, in which ten thousand miniature squares come together in a mosaic-like column given its own space at the Denver Art Museum. The second exhibition, at K Contemporary, is darker in tone, shocking you to attention with foreboding images.