Arts & Entertainment

Continental selves

A trip to Europe can be an inspiring experience for even the most pedestrian of laypeople, but get eight women artists together to share their travel stories and you’ll need a lot more than a photo...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Young at art

She paints scenes from everyday life. She stores up ideas for when she has more time. She just won two distinguished awards. She has art collectors waiting for her next pieces. This is not your...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Obama organizer: American Indian votes crucial

DENVER - Record numbers of American Indians won elections to be delegates at the Democratic National Convention, which began Monday.Many of the delegates, plus other tribal leaders, gathered Monday...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Print National brings fine art to Pagosa

Seldom do you hear the tale of an art center outside the vibrant, trendsetting scenes of New York and Los Angeles that not only attracts the highest caliber of fine art but also produces a 90-piece...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

& focuses on art of bygone era

Peruse the archives of The Durango Herald and its journalistic ancestors and you’ll see ads that may seem a bit foreign to today’s mass-market consumers. Hatmakers, milliners, cobblers and...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Performances add to gallery walk

Here in Durango, we don’t need to wait for the leaves or even the calendar pages to turn to know when fall has arrived. And yes, I’m well aware that according to those calendars we’ve still got...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Trade secrets

Not since the dot-com craze of the 1990s have we witnessed the kind of unbridled success that is Durango Open Studios. But don't expect this bubble to burst anytime soon.In just its second year,...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

True to her passion

Amy Wendland’s artwork is unquestionably unique, but it also is precise, extremely well-crafted; often humorous in a tongue-and-cheek sort of way, edgy, intriguing and very creative. While she is...

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

Congenial strangers to meet at gallery

Michael Lewis and Jim Eppler are two of the more popular artists showing at Sorrel Sky in downtown Durango. The gallery has sold Lewis’ oil paintings for about the last two years and has featured...

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

Rare Rembrandt unveiled in Denver

A recently rediscovered self-portrait of Rembrandt van Rijn now is on display at the Denver Art Museum.Once attributed to Frans Hals, a contemporary of the Dutch master, “Rembrandt Laughing” made...

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

Unseen artists enjoy day for ‘Independants’

Nineteenth-century Parisian art exhibitions were tightly controlled by the Academie des Peinture et Sculpture, and if an artist didn’t agree with that institution’s principles they weren’t...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Into the Bronze Age

The art scene in our little corner of Colorado soon may come out of the past and into the Bronze Age. That is, if Dimitry Domani gets his way. Domani, a Romanian born sculptor and painter, has...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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