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Show reveals Frida Kahlo as an artist, gardener

NEW YORK – In a sprawling, multi-disciplinary show, The New York Botanical Garden focuses on a long-overlooked side of artist Frida Kahlo: her deep connection to Mexico’s plants and flowers, and...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Cuban-born painter celebrates 100th birthday

NEW YORK – Cuban-born artist Carmen Herrera says she’s still bursting with ideas she wants to put on canvas, but the centenarian doesn’t feel any urgency to hurry. “I don’t let anything push me,”...

DATE: June 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Art collectors rush to Cuba

HAVANA – A surge in interest in all things Cuban is extending to paintings and sculpture, with U.S. art collectors and dealers descending on Havana for a monthlong exhibition amid expectations that...

DATE: May 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Ladies’ night’ at Lost Dog

Alexi Hubbell’s photography show “Sirens,” which opened Friday at the Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, could be about the numbers: 13 women, 11 months in production, styles ranging from 25 B.C. (Cleopatra)...

DATE: May 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

April brings entertainment for everyone

April at the Fort is filled with a flurry of activities as we say good-bye to graduating seniors and this school year. Stop by the Art Gallery to view the 54th Annual Student Juried Exhibition,...

DATE: March 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Film highlights art from Works Progress Administration

Eighty years after the federal Works Progress Administration put unemployed artists to work creating sculptures and murals for post offices and courthouses comes this reminder from film maker...

DATE: March 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Buy furniture for a good cause

Move over, Tim McClellan, it’s time for other Durango furniture makers to shine. Need to spruce up your living room? Do you like the local radio station KDUR? Well then the 14th annual KDUR...

DATE: March 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Downtown art is ‘Doggone Beautiful’

What better way to start the new month than with local art? Take a stroll along Main Avenue for First Thursdays Art Walk. And while you’re at it, stop at Sorrel Sky Gallery to see its most recent...

DATE: March 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Good role models

DATE: Jan. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Patterns passed through the generations

A couple of generations back, quilting was a utilitarian pastime. Quilters patched together and stuffed fabric to warm their children, cover their beds and insulate their windows – but not as an...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Starting 2015 with a bang

DATE: Jan. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Museum capturing Ferguson history as it happens

ST. LOUIS – From street-artist paintings on boards protecting store windows to signs bearing the now iconic statement, “Hands Up. Don’t Shoot,” cultural images from the Ferguson protests have...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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