Arts & Entertainment

Artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas takes over Durango Arts Center

A huge wall drawing of a nude woman crawling forward expresses the title and themes of an unusual exhibit at the Durango Arts Center this month. “nevertheless: She Persisted” is a solo show of...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

LA art museum unveils wide-ranging tribute to Jasper Johns

LOS ANGELES – Jasper Johns has said it was a young man’s decision to paint a picture of an American flag that launched one of the most heralded pop-art careers of modern times. Seizing on that...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Claude Steelman offers photos on variety of formats

Editor’s note: “Art Seen” is a monthly series profiling Durango’s art galleries. By Katie Chicklinski-Cahill Herald Arts & Entertainment editor Wildshots, photographer Claude Steelman’s gallery,...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Experts try to save O’Keeffe paintings from damage

SANTA FE – Chemical reactions are gradually darkening many of Georgia O’Keeffe’s famously vibrant paintings, and art conservation experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Italy: Modigliani art exhibit found to be full of fakes

ROME – Consumer advocates in Italy are demanding refunds after an expert ruled that almost all the paintings featured in a Genoa art exhibition devoted to Amedeo Modigliani were fakes. The Italian...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango’s Diane West Jewelry & Art specializes in custom jewelry

Editor’s note: This article is part of our monthly series profiling Durango’s art galleries. Since 2011, a downtown Durango gallery has been helping couples tie the knot with custom-designed...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Meow Wolf expanding to Denver

SANTA FE – Creators of a popular immersive art entertainment project in Santa Fe on Thursday announced a push into a major metropolitan market with plans for an interactive exhibit and music venue...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Art show, sale at Smiley Building supports San Juan Citizens Alliance

If you’re looking to finish up your holiday gift-buying, or you are in the market for a new piece of art – and you want your dollars to go to a cause, there’s a group of artists who may have just...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A whale’s tale: Longest painting in North America restored

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – A museum has restored the longest painting in North America so it can share the story of American whaling with the public. The quarter-mile-long panorama toured the U.S. after...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango’s Earthen Vessel Gallery ‘opens art to everyone’

Earthen Vessel Gallery has been in Durango a lot longer than most residents. Opened in 1976 as a pottery gallery and sold in 2003, the gallery has evolved to include much more than that. Owner...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango’s Studio & Gallery to open ‘Still/Unstill’ exhibit

Maureen May wants you to interact with Studio &’s newest show. “Still/Unstill” will kick off with an opening reception tonight at the gallery. Curated by May – an artist and one of Studio &’s...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artist Maura Allen to open new show at Sorrel Sky

For artist Maura Allen, who was born and raised in northern California and who currently lives in Denver, the West is a place she’s always loved. Allen will open her newest show, “The Only Road You...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts