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Yoko Ono unveils lotus-petal sculpture in Chicago park

CHICAGO – Artist-singer Yoko Ono has unveiled her first permanent public installation in the U.S. in a Chicago park that will be home to President Barack Obama’s library.Ono on Monday unveiled...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Durango Arts Center mounts intriguing exhibits

The two October exhibits at the Durango Arts Center make a provocative pairing. Jane Steele’s quiet exhibition of mixed-media works is beautiful and highly personal. The big annual show in the...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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National Gallery acquires rare 17th-century Dutch painting; will be on display starting Tuesday

WASHINGTON – Timing is everything.The National Gallery of Art will open an exhibition Tuesday featuring a rare 17th-century painting by Caspar Netscher that it acquired only last week. The 1666...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Van Gogh paintings stolen in 2002 found in Italian farmhouse

ROME – Police investigating suspected Italian mobsters for cocaine trafficking discovered two Van Gogh paintings hidden in a farmhouse near Naples, masterpieces that had vanished in 2002 during a...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Galleries open their doors for Colorfest Gallery Walk

There’s no better time to get out and walk downtown than during the fall. And though autumn doesn’t technically begin until Thursday, leaves have started changing and you can see your breath in the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Durango Autumn Arts Festival celebrates 22 years

Next weekend is going to be a huge one for the Durango arts community, with the fall gallery walk on Friday night and the Durango Autumn Arts Festival taking place on Saturday and Sunday.In its...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Check out Salvador Dali in Colorado Springs

Want to see a surreal depiction of Hell? Head over to Colorado Springs.Not for the city itself, mind you – but rather for an exhibition of prints by Salvador Dali currently on display at the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Satire in Santa Fe: Native American artists reframe imagery

Sponge Bob Square Pants dances on a traditional ceramic plate. Tweety and Sylvester stand at attention in a beautifully woven Navajo rug. Po’pay, the historical leader of the bloody 1680 Pueblo...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Gold King Mine spill’s effect on artists

Nature can be a huge influence on art, and when something disastrous happens in nature – such as the Gold King Mine spill that overwhelmed the Animas River with its mustard-yellow plume last August...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Mancos gallery to exhibit rare photos from the West

If you’ve never seen the work of William Henry Jackson, you should really head out to Mancos for a cool new exhibit.FAD (Furniture, Art & Design) Gallery is hosting the exhibit that will kick off...

DATE: July 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Gallery owner's charm idea spans from Mesa Verde to Purgatory

KK Patton, owner of Durango gallery Sendero, has come up with an idea to get people to check out places they might not otherwise check out in Durango – either as a visitor or a local.She has...

DATE: July 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Sept. 11 museum stages art exhibition rife with reality

NEW YORK – To mark the 15th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, the 9/11 Memorial Museum is staging an art exhibition that in some cases uses actual remnants of the day of terror in...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts