Men of God, Men of Nature Makes Denver Art Museum A Mecca from adobeairstream.com

The Fuse Box Gallery on level four of the Denver Art Museum’s Hamilton Building is all angles with slanted walls and sloping ceiling, as designed by architect Daniel Libeskind. A walk-through installation conceived by artist Laleh Mehran interacts with Libeskind’s angles by placing a large, black, acrylic cube near the far end of the long,…

Abstract Angus – Theodore Waddell at Denver Art Museum from adobeairstream.com

Theodore Waddell arrived in New York to study at the Brooklyn Museum Art School in the early 1960s, a decade after abstract expressionists like Jackson Pollock, Clyfford Still and Robert Motherwell began changing the art world. Artists of Waddell’s generation, 10  years into AbEx’s reach and ahead of pop, were either reacting against the theories…

Remotely Sensing William Betts (at Plus Gallery in Denver) from adobeairstream.com

William Betts is getting noticed. At least that’s what a recent announcement in Artdaily.org tells readers. Betts is a Houston-based artist who paints using a complex painting machine and proprietary software designed by the artist. He is represented by Richard Levy Gallery in Albuquerque, which reported to Artdaily that they sold out of all of Betts…

Yves Saint Laurent: 40 Years of Fashion, Yes, at Denver Art Museum from adobeairstream.com

Fashion as art is nothing new. The first exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York for a living artist happened in 1983 when Diana Vreeland organized Yves Saint Laurent for the Costume Institute. In 2011, Alexander McQueen’s Savage Beautybecame the best attended exhibition in the Met’s history. The populism of fashion…

Trine Bumiller Profile from Art Ltd. Magazine, March/April 2012

Big Bang 2012 Oil on panels, attached 36″x 54″ Photo: courtesy Zg Gallery, Chicago Trine Bumiller’s background in printmaking is evident in her paintings: wood panels combined together like building blocks to create a composite form of square and rectangular shapes. On each panel, a different organic, flat, geometric element suggests nature or botany. The…