Arts & Entertainment

Home is where the art is

Quiet time is over at the Durango Arts Center.After sitting dormant and empty since Christmas, the Barbara Conrad Gallery is again awash with color and imagery for one of its signature annual...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Turning ordinary into outrageous

Be prepared. This month, an exhibit at the top of the stairs of the Durango Arts Center lies in wait for you. Nothing is innocent. Nothing is as it seems. “Rarae Ave,” an exhibition of sculpture...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

From a different perspective

Whether she’s working at her Blue Nude Studio overlooking the Animas Valley, or traipsing around outdoors “au plein air,” Maryellen Morrow brings a singular point of view to her imagery. Her studio...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Staggering collection of Picasso artwork turns up in France

PARIS — Pablo Picasso almost never stopped creating, leaving thousands of drawings, paintings and sculptures that lure crowds to museums and mansions worldwide. Now, a retired electrician says that...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Super Amazing, Holidazzle style

DATE: Dec. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

What can artists’ gender reveal about art?

WASHINGTON – When artist Jasper Johns was mourning the end of his relationship with Robert Rauschenberg, he took one of his famous flag paintings, made it black and dangled a fork and spoon...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Eye of the beholder: Exhibit examines fakes, forgeries

DETROIT – When a painting attributed to Vincent Van Gogh was bequeathed to the Detroit Institute of Arts in 1990, it was met with immediate suspicion from scholars and art experts.“Still life with...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Portraits of Navajo Land

Navajo painter Ed Singer returns to Cortez for his third annual exhibit, “A Portfolio of Record: The Spectators.” The showing includes five major large paintings and many smaller-scale works pulled...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Size matters

DATE: Nov. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Gentleman John Grow

As the creator of classically painted allegorical images, John Grow has few equals. A Durango resident since 1979, by way of Evanston, Ill., his work has won eight Best of Show awards and...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Take a peek at the unknown

It’s a quick turnaround for the newest exhibit at the Durango Arts Center.“Who’s New?” opened Friday at the DAC and will be up for just a week before making way for the annual Holiday Art Olé!...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Guerilla show is ‘A Novel Idea’

The next chapter in the story of Durango’s underground art movement will be written Saturday night at “A Novel Idea: A Guerilla Art Show with Words.”“I noticed that I express words quite often or...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts