Thursday, February 7,2013
Museum of Broken Relationships displays artifacts from romance gone wrong
When the Museum of Broken Relationships put out a press release in November announcing an upcoming exhibition in Boulder, it began with a question: Do happy people break up too?
Thursday, January 24,2013
Photographer David Mayhew aims his lens at the dark sky
At one point in his life, David Mayhew gave up on art.
Thursday, January 3,2013
Denver art exhibit illustrates refugees from Burma in Colorado
A group exhibit of mixed media portraits opening at Core New Art Space on Jan. 4 is putting a face on a faceless population in Colorado — groups of refugees from Burma who have arrived in increasing numbers over the last 15 years and been met with all the struggles of strangers in a strange land.
Thursday, December 6,2012
Local art show brings together wide variety of mediums
Art is often made in isolation, but the community around its maker can inspire and influence the final result. Sometimes, an art scene is more than the sum of its parts.
Thursday, November 29,2012
Photographer shares images of a shifting Arctic climate
If a photograph is a mere snapshot in time, the caption becomes the clock face of history. Being able to read both can illustrate our understanding of the world.
Wednesday, November 21,2012
Assemblage pieces together messages of artist
A Rocketman Crashes and Rises in the West is an exhibit of assembled art by artist Jimmy Descant on display through Dec. 1 at the Dairy Center for the Arts. A believer in the messages told by art, Descant’s pieces shed insight into a self-described “severe reconstructivist” and the life that he has lived.
Thursday, November 15,2012
Dana Schutz’s paintings delve into a world of the uncomfortable and impossible
What if, Dana Schutz asked herself, you remove the finite result from an action, the part where death would result from something like eating yourself, and the narrative of your life was freed from that inevitable end?
Thursday, November 1,2012
Eastern European artists pour emotions onto canvas for BMoCA exhibit
The current fall exhibitions at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art bring distinct visions of what first-generation freedom looks like through the prism of two artists of Eastern European descent.
Thursday, October 25,2012
Photographer captures abandoned mental hospitals
When people find out that Ralena Gordon spends her time photographing abandoned mental institutions, often the first question they ask is about ghosts.
Thursday, October 25,2012
CU presents three versions of ‘Rake’s Progress’
Igor Stravinsky: mashup artist? Indeed, the great Russian composer was mixing up styles long before the term “mashup” was invented.