Denver’s First Perplexing Biennial
from adobeairstream.com September 2009 The Denver Biennial of the Americas has some awesome growing pains. Denver artists and art dealers are getting nervous. So are conference planners, hotel bookers and purveyors of the creative economy in Mile High City. The Biennial of the Americas, scheduled June 24-August 12, 2010 is a scant 9 months away.…
Liberators at Museo de las Americas
Here is a video of the Liberators exhibit on display through September 26, 2010 at Museo de las Americas in Denver. The video originally appeared on adobeairstream.com.
Energy Effects and Objectophillia on adobeairstream.com
Is a Titan IV Stage II rocket engine a work of art? It was designed to fly to Saturn, but never made the journey. How about a B61 Thermonuclear Bomb? According to Adam Lerner and Paul Andersen, curators of Energy Effects: Art and Artifacts from the Landscape of Glorious Excess “nuclear weapons are designed to…
Denver Arts from Art Ltd. Magazine July/Aug 2010
Everything you wanted to know about the Biennial of the Americas and more happening in Denver this summer.
Goebel Questions Whether Denver Biennial Already a Success
Is the Denver Biennial already a success as Mayor Hickenlooper claims? Yes and No. Read more here in Leanne Goebel’s post on Huffington Post.
A Lack of Awareness: Wael Shawky and the Non-Issue at “Lucky Number Seven”
Was Wael Shawky censored by SITE Santa Fe? And did they have reasonable grounds to ask him to change his concept? He did, but the controversy remains when the artist showed his New Mexico work in Egypt and Jordan.
“Denver’s First Perplexing Biennial” goes viral
What do a business man, a sports guy and Bruce Mau all have in commong? Denver’s Biennial of the Americas, which proudly touts itself as a biennial with scientists and thinkers. But what about the art?
Creating a global community: One Story at a time
This global focus of the art world, the film world, the creative world on the demand of the market has eroded a sense of community.
Bruce Mau to curate Denver Biennial from adobeairstream
“This isn’t a biennial of contemporary art in the traditional sense. Our goal is to reinvent the notion of a biennial and take it a step further.”
Nauman in Venice on adobeairstream
Basualdo said choosing Nauman to represent the United States was simple. “He is an artist’s artist,” Basualdo said. Nauman was also forefront in the minds of the Philadelphia curators, because they were in the process of acquiring Nauman’s 1967 neon, The True Artist Helps the World by Revealing Mystic Truths.