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O’Keeffe Museum buys her ‘Ritz Tower’ painting

SANTA FE – The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum has purchased the American artist’s “Ritz Tower” painting, a rare work of her take on a New York skyscraper, the museum announced this week. Officials at the...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango artist gets personal for ‘Reflections’

For artist Ann Salviazul, her newest show is personal. “Reflections on Homelessness,” which opened Friday at Studio & and runs through Feb. 2, is a study of not only Salviazul’s time she was...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Man exonerated after 45 years sells his prison art to get by

FERNDALE, Mich. – Richard Phillips said he didn’t mope much during the 45 years he wrongfully spent in prison. He painted watercolors in his cell: warm landscapes, portraits of famous people like...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Arts Center exhibit will take viewers on photographic journey

Durango Arts Center has a full slate of openings tonight (Friday), including “Innocent Wisdom: Juanita Ainsley and the Art of Discovery,” “Science and Story by Rebecca Lynn Dash,” “Color Visions –...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A critically acclaimed National Gallery show must come down, so workers are moving the art without pay

WASHINGTON – The Rachel Whiteread sculpture show at the National Gallery of Art ended its four-month run this weekend, but because of the partial government shutdown, no one had been able to see...

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

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s director to step down

SANTA FE – Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s director is stepping down. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the board of trustees of the Santa Fe museum announced this week that Robert Kret will be leaving...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Cortez library will host Navajo painter-illustrator

The Journal The Cortez Public Library will host Diné artist Benton Yazzie, a self-taught Navajo painter and illustrator, for a workshop from 2-4 p.m. Saturday on “Texture Painting in Sand.” Yazzie...

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

Art historian Sister Wendy Beckett has died. She was 88

LONDON – Sister Wendy Beckett, an art historian and critic who rose to prominence on TV late in life, has died. She was 88. The Carmelite Monastery of Quidenham said Beckett died at the monastery...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango works to establish a creative district

Nearby towns and cities like Mancos, Telluride and Grand Junction recently established art districts to cultivate rich, vibrant communities. It begs the question why Durango – home to an active...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Meow Wolf set to pounce on Washington, D.C.

SANTA FE –The New Mexico-based startup company for immersive art installations known as Meow Wolf is planning a large-scale exhibition in Washington, D.C. Meow Wolf announced Tuesday that it is...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

New Olio artwork will explore ‘sense of place’

Encaustic paintings created by local artist Carol Mehesy will be featured on the walls of Olio restaurant starting Dec. 8, when a reception will be held for her at the restaurant from 4 to 6 p.m....

DATE: Dec. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Denver Art Museum hosts Dior retrospective

DENVER (AP) – Haute couture gowns worn by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Jennifer Lawrence and Rihanna are now on view at the Denver Art Museum. The museum’s new exhibition, “Dior:...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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