Arts & Entertainment

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

‘Yarn Bombers’ use craft to make a statement

PHILADELPHIA – Jessie Hemmons did her first public “yarn bombing” in 2009, crocheting a 12-inch cozy around a bike rack in downtown Philadelphia. It was small but colorful, tangible. She knows that...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

David ‘Chethlahe’ Paladin: Painting the Dream

Kilgore American Indian Art will soon feature an exhibit focusing on the wide-ranging life and artwork of David “Chethlahe” Paladin. Paladin’s work was selected because of his influential role in...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

New show at Studio & takes closer look at animals

When artist and Studio & co-owner Elizabeth Kinahan opens her latest show tonight (Friday), she’ll be doing it for the animals – 10% of sales will be donated to Spring Creek Horse Rescue . For...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Longtime Fort Lewis College professor, artist Mick Reber leaves lasting legacy

Mick Reber, professor emeritus of Fine Art at Fort Lewis College and professional artist, died May 10 in Bayview, Texas, at age 76. For those who did not have him as a professor at FLC or knew him...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artisans of Mancos to host reception for Alex Bond and Aileen McAlister

The Artisans of Mancos, artist’s cooperative gallery at Main and Grand in Mancos, will welcome two new artists from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday as Mancos celebrates its first 2019 Grand Summer Nights with...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango High School fashion students take to the runway

Durango may not be known as the most fashionable town in the United States, but on Wednesday, Durango High School fashion design and illustration students hope to change that when they launch a...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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