Tag: MCA Denver
Front Range Women, Abstract Line and More: Denver Art Preview
A Denver Art Preview. From a focus on women artists of the Front Range, through painting and sculpture with abstract line, the first few months of 2014 reveal a span of new art shows in Denver, worth viewing between football games, snowboarding trips and waiting in line at the marijuana shops. The Transit of Venus:…
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…
Working in Mysterious Ways, “Continental Drift” Spotlights Contemporary Coloradans from adobeairstream.com
On June 30, 2011 I received a request for proposals and call to artists from Nora Burnett Abrams, associate curator at MCA/Denver, for a joint Colorado exhibition to be held at MCA and the Aspen Art Museum that is now under way. Artists were asked to submit their CV, a 250-word artist statement and up…
MCA Denver, Exploring the CounterCulture (West Coast Style) from adobeairstream.com
The counterculture movement was in essence a western phenomenon. That’s the premise of West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965-1977, a book and exhibition currently on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver. Yes, significant moments played out at Woodstock and in Greenwich Village, but the American West allowed…
Fred Sandback at MCA Denver from adobeairstream.com
One building and 16 ounces of string, that’s what one finds at MCA/Denver. Of course it’s much more than that. The conceptual, minimalist sculptures of Fred Sandback create transparent planes that change the perspective of the otherwise bare galleries at the museum, providing new insight for the viewer. Sandback was born in 1943 and died…
Dario Robleto–War and ‘Life Instinct’ in Memento Mori
Art Writer Leanne Goebel reviews Dario Robleto’s ‘An Instinct Towards Life’ at MCA/Denver. The review was originally published on adobeairstream.com.
The Bloody Past – and Hermann Nitsch’s Ecstasy | Adobe Airstream
Art Writer Leanne Goebel reviews Hermann Nitsch and Bloodlines at MCA Denver, curated by Simon Zalkind.
Isca Greenfield-Sanders & Marc Brandenburg in Denver
Since the advent of photography, visual artists have taken to using photographic images as raw data they then translate from film or digital file to their chosen medium. With the death of film upon us, more and more contemporary artists seem to be exploring what that means. Currently on view in Denver are two such…
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.