Becoming Van Gogh at the Denver Art Museum from adobeairstream.com

Becoming Van Gogh might be Dr. Timothy J. Standring’s defining exhibition. Standring is the Gates Foundation Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Denver Art Museum and has curated nine exhibitions there since 1989, including Inspiring Impressionism, El Greco to Picasso from the Phillips Collection and Impressionism: Paintings Collected by European Museums. Becoming Van Gogh…

M12 – The Big Feed: On Rural Contemporary Art and Community Engagement from adobeairstream.com

In small towns across America, a tradition of throwing a big social gathering at the end of harvest season prevailed. It’s an idea we still see purported in films and on TV, but in reality, these events are disappearing as the populations of small, rural communities dwindle. However, in Byers, on the eastern plains of…

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 13,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 3 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.

ALOTTATHISALOTTATHAT – Art Intersecting “Innovation” and Equaling Nothing from adobeairstream.com

Described as “part freestyle musical theater, part dessert reception,” the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver created a special event for participants of the Colorado Innovation Network (COIN) Summit, held in Denver at the Art Museum August 29-30. Adam Lerner, who sits on the board of COIN and his MCA creative team put together ALOTTATHISALOTTATHAT to show…

Ricky Allman – “I’ll Capitulate if you Succumb” – Marine Contemporary

I was privileged to be acknowledged in Marine Contemporary‘s catalog for Ricky Allman’s recent exhibition. The show–(with a terrific title)–“I’ll Capitulate if you Succumb,” was Allman’s first solo exhibition with the gallery and ran from June 30-August 11, 2012. The 40-page catalog features an essay by Claressinka Anderson with special thanks to Leanne Goebel for…