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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

Studio & artist introduces ‘The Sheet’

There’s a new project coming out of Studio &, and not only will you get to learn about Durango’s interesting people, you’ll get a free poster, too. Called “The Sheet: Conversations with Durango’s...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Buyer of Banksy work that self-destructed to keep it

The anonymous buyer of a Banksy painting that mysteriously shredded just after it was auctioned off at Sotheby’s last week plans to keep the work. The 2006 work, “Girl with Balloon,” will be...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Taking their painting outside: Sorrel Sky to host Plein Air Artists Colorado show

The for 22nd year, Plein Air Artists Colorado will hold its National Juried Fine Art Exhibition, and this year, they have selected Durango’s Sorrel Sky Gallery to be the host. Along with the...

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

BLM artist-in-residence plans Canyons of the Ancients presentation

Artist-in-residence Lanny Wagner will give a presentation about night photography at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184 in Dolores....

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

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