Category: Print making
WPA-Style Posters Reflect Mesa Verde Style from Arts Perspective Magazine
It was Doug Leen who created the Square Tower image for Mesa Verde National Park in 2006, a poster done in the WPA style, but an original Leen design. Leen visited Square Tower, which has been closed to guests since about 1940. Square Tower is the tallest Ancient Puebloan structure and what the park wanted…
What’s missing from Colorado’s “Best of…” lists when it comes to visual art
I’m more interested in what is unique to Colorado and not just some rehashing of the latest trends in contemporary art. Art happens everywhere in the state, not just on the Front Range.
Enrique Chagoya Controversy in Loveland
I wrote this piece for the Huffington Post about the controversy over Enrique Chagoya’s “The Misadventures of Romantic Cannibals” at the Loveland Museum. The truck driver from Montana, Kathleen Folden pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and received 18 months probation. Colorado Councilman May Want To Explore Why Art “Turned Him On.” Also on Huffington Post,…
Dena Schuckit Profile from Art Ltd. Magazine
Schuckit grew up in San Diego, went to college in Santa Cruz then moved briefly to New York before settling in San Francisco, and a thirteen-year career as a master printer at Crown Point Press. Today she lives in London, where in 2008 she completed her MA in painting at Central Saint Martins College of…
Dena Schuckit: The Garden is a Raging Sea essay for David B. Smith Gallery
Though not a realist, Schuckit’s categorizing of headline imagery is similar. She creates a raster of images and allows them to produce a rhizome of new impressions. The scale of these average-sized paintings is large, perhaps larger than life, as indicated by the tiny human figures in the bottom foreground of Aerial Event 2, which…
The Art of Selling Art on the Web
The primary buyers of art seem to be hotels, hospital and blue-chip billionaires hedging their funds in Warhols and Picasso’s. Collectors are not spending their discretionary income because their walls are already filled. Artwork Network doesn’t claim to be an art expert and they are not representing artists. For them, art is a product and…
New Schools: Fort Lewis College Seniors explore “isms” in exhibit from Durango Herald
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…
Recent Recommendations for Visual Art Source
Leanne Goebel recommended Sabin Aell at Walker Fine Art, Jessica Stockholder at Robischon, Homare Ikeda at Van Straaten Gallery and Contemporary Women Printmakers at the I.D.E.A. Space at Colorado College for Visualartsource.com.
Bud Shark’s Inkers published on adobeairstream
An exhibition of master prints made at a legendary Lyons, Colorado shop, frolics at MCA Denver through June 28.