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Mesa Verde to host Starr Tafoya pottery demonstration

The Journal Mesa Verde National Park will host a pottery-making demonstration by Santa Clara Pueblo-born Starr Tafoya at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at the park’s Visitor and Research Center. Tafoya will...

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

Groundbreaking photographer Robert Frank dies at age 94

NEW YORK – Robert Frank, a giant of 20th-century photography whose seminal book “The Americans” captured singular, candid moments of the 1950s and helped free picture-taking from the boundaries of...

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

Artist Jenn Rawling explores botanical connection

Local artist Jenn Rawling knows her plants. In her latest show, “Secret Life of Plants: Exploring the Botanical Connection,” which will open with an artists reception tonight at Studio &, Rawling...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Gerald Wells challenges viewers with exhibit at Durango Arts Center

Burley Wisehart is one bad guy ... with a soft side. He’s also a character made up by artist Gerald Wells, who has been creating large-scale, mixed-media pieces featuring Burley Wisehart since the...

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

Navajo weavings donated to Farmington Museum

FARMINGTON – A museum in northwestern New Mexico will be receiving hundreds of Navajo weavings from the estate of former Farmington Mayor Robert Culpepper. The Farmington Museum announced the gift...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Margaret Hunt shows work at Olio

Olio’s current display is the first art show for Denver-based artist Margaret Hunt. It’s also especially meaningful for Hunt and the artistic community in Mancos – she’s part of the reason the...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Chanel’s new designer, Viard, unveils couture debut in Paris

PARIS – Chanel’s new chief Virginie Viard merged the worlds of two of its most famous couturiers, those of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld, for a cerebral couture show in Paris set...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Judge: Andy Warhol didn’t violate Prince picture copyright

NEW YORK – Andy Warhol transcended a photographer’s copyright by transforming a picture of a vulnerable and uncomfortable Prince into an artwork that made the singer an “iconic, larger-than-life...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Why are we still wild about Frida Kahlo?

Two hundred-fifty pages, 19,625 items. That’s how many products are available on Etsy.com bearing the image or words or work of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Cupcake toppers, painted planters,...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Yarn Bombers’ use craft to make a statement

PHILADELPHIA – Jessie Hemmons did her first public “yarn bombing” in 2009, crocheting a 12-inch cozy around a bike rack in downtown Philadelphia. It was small but colorful, tangible. She knows that...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

David ‘Chethlahe’ Paladin: Painting the Dream

Kilgore American Indian Art will soon feature an exhibit focusing on the wide-ranging life and artwork of David “Chethlahe” Paladin. Paladin’s work was selected because of his influential role in...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

New show at Studio & takes closer look at animals

When artist and Studio & co-owner Elizabeth Kinahan opens her latest show tonight (Friday), she’ll be doing it for the animals – 10% of sales will be donated to Spring Creek Horse Rescue . For...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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