Arts & Entertainment

O’Keeffe Museum wins grant for ‘Spring’ conservation

SANTA FE – The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum has won a grant from Bank of America that will support conservation of the artist’s pivotal painting titled “Spring.” In addition to supporting research and...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Meet Tim Cox, artist of this year’s Cowboy Poetry Gathering poster

Bloomfield, New Mexico-based artist Tim Cox’s painting, “Riding out to Meet the Day,” is this year’s official Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering poster. Cox has been both an artist and cowboy for a...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango prepares for annual Fall Walk, Autumn Arts Festival

Two of the surest signs of autumn in town are the Durango Art Galleries Collective’s annual Fall Gallery Walk and the Durango Autumn Arts Festival. The walk, to be held Friday, offers art...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Mesa Verde to host Starr Tafoya pottery demonstration

The Journal Mesa Verde National Park will host a pottery-making demonstration by Santa Clara Pueblo-born Starr Tafoya at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at the park’s Visitor and Research Center. Tafoya will...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Groundbreaking photographer Robert Frank dies at age 94

NEW YORK – Robert Frank, a giant of 20th-century photography whose seminal book “The Americans” captured singular, candid moments of the 1950s and helped free picture-taking from the boundaries of...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artist Jenn Rawling explores botanical connection

Local artist Jenn Rawling knows her plants. In her latest show, “Secret Life of Plants: Exploring the Botanical Connection,” which will open with an artists reception tonight at Studio &, Rawling...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Gerald Wells challenges viewers with exhibit at Durango Arts Center

Burley Wisehart is one bad guy ... with a soft side. He’s also a character made up by artist Gerald Wells, who has been creating large-scale, mixed-media pieces featuring Burley Wisehart since the...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Navajo weavings donated to Farmington Museum

FARMINGTON – A museum in northwestern New Mexico will be receiving hundreds of Navajo weavings from the estate of former Farmington Mayor Robert Culpepper. The Farmington Museum announced the gift...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Margaret Hunt shows work at Olio

Olio’s current display is the first art show for Denver-based artist Margaret Hunt. It’s also especially meaningful for Hunt and the artistic community in Mancos – she’s part of the reason the...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Chanel’s new designer, Viard, unveils couture debut in Paris

PARIS – Chanel’s new chief Virginie Viard merged the worlds of two of its most famous couturiers, those of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld, for a cerebral couture show in Paris set...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Judge: Andy Warhol didn’t violate Prince picture copyright

NEW YORK – Andy Warhol transcended a photographer’s copyright by transforming a picture of a vulnerable and uncomfortable Prince into an artwork that made the singer an “iconic, larger-than-life...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Why are we still wild about Frida Kahlo?

Two hundred-fifty pages, 19,625 items. That’s how many products are available on Etsy.com bearing the image or words or work of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Cupcake toppers, painted planters,...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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