Denver Art Museum ends its first exhibition ever of electronic media, Blink! on May 1. The exhibition, curated by Jill Desmond, includes 55 works, 40 from the DAM collection.
Art Writer Leanne Goebel presented a workshop on Press Relations for Creative Industry at the Create Denver Expo.
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 produce fear, and thereby they are made specifically to prevent their own use.” Try telling that to the citizens of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
In Durango, art students are not always exposed to the newest, most avant-garde work from the finest galleries and museums in New York, London and around the world. One will not find a fine art video or audio installation at FLC. (That may be problematic for students who want to pursue their MFAs, as new media art is everywhere.) What one will find is strong, elemental and basic design skills from the graphic students who show an eye for color, negative space and typesetting.
Pagosa seeks new home for arts council was published December 11, 2009 in the Durango Herald. The Pagosa Springs Town Council voted unanimously Nov. 3 to demolish this log cabin that was home to the Pagosa Springs Arts Council, leaving the organization without a home. New video and drawings flaunt dystopias from adobeairstream February 13,…
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.
Leanne Goebel shares highlights from the second half of the NEA International Arts Journalism Institute that ended June 26, 2009.
A blogger since July 2005 Leanne Goebel has moved her blog to wordpress. Her preferred subject matter continues to be contemporary art and culture based in or connected to the Rocky Mountain West and Southwest.
SITE Santa Fe exhibit pushes boundaries of aesthetics “You are here, 2008” Judith Schaechter Much contemporary art is highly intellectualized, sprouting from institutes of higher learning, embedded in a system that eschews beauty and prefers provocation. Art today is in-your-face, shocking, gigantic, but rarely is it pretty. At SITE Santa Fe, Laura Heon has curated…
Jeremy BlakeWinchester Redux, 2004still from DVD with sound for plasma or projection5 minute continuous loopGift of Polly and Mark Addison to the Polly and Mark Addison Collection, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado at Boulder. 2006.42.1a-cImage courtesy of Kinz, Tillou + Feigen Gallery, NY The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art recently exhibited a selection of…