Arts & Entertainment

Durango artist Kayla Shaggy celebrates a woman who inspired her

For Women’s History Month, we asked artist and Fort Lewis College graduate Kayla Shaggy to tell a story about a woman who influenced her – and to do it through her art. Shaggy, 24, is an...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Furniture becomes art at annual KDUR auction

Buying furniture can be a chore – except when it’s KDUR ’s Furniture As Art Auction. The annual event, which as been held for at least the last 15 years, is one of Fort Lewis College radio...

DATE: March 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Navajo artist to open mixed media exhibit at The Farm Bistro

Navajo artist Venaya Yazzie hopes to use an art exhibit at The Farm Bistro in Cortez to educate viewers on Native American beliefs. Yazzie , a graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts in...

DATE: March 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Studio & to open jewelry exhibit with a ‘WOW!”

Studio & will open WOW! Jewelry Exhibit with an opening reception tonight at the gallery, 1027 Main Ave. The show features pieces by artists Amina Bettayeb, Crystal Hartman, Carol Salomon and Janet...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Who is artist behind Obama’s official portrait?

Before he unveiled the official portrait of former President Barack Obama on Monday, artist Kehinde Wiley was already hugely popular in the contemporary art world. Over the previous two decades,...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas takes over Durango Arts Center

A huge wall drawing of a nude woman crawling forward expresses the title and themes of an unusual exhibit at the Durango Arts Center this month. “nevertheless: She Persisted” is a solo show of...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

LA art museum unveils wide-ranging tribute to Jasper Johns

LOS ANGELES – Jasper Johns has said it was a young man’s decision to paint a picture of an American flag that launched one of the most heralded pop-art careers of modern times. Seizing on that...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Claude Steelman offers photos on variety of formats

Editor’s note: “Art Seen” is a monthly series profiling Durango’s art galleries. By Katie Chicklinski-Cahill Herald Arts & Entertainment editor Wildshots, photographer Claude Steelman’s gallery,...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Experts try to save O’Keeffe paintings from damage

SANTA FE – Chemical reactions are gradually darkening many of Georgia O’Keeffe’s famously vibrant paintings, and art conservation experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Italy: Modigliani art exhibit found to be full of fakes

ROME – Consumer advocates in Italy are demanding refunds after an expert ruled that almost all the paintings featured in a Genoa art exhibition devoted to Amedeo Modigliani were fakes. The Italian...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango’s Diane West Jewelry & Art specializes in custom jewelry

Editor’s note: This article is part of our monthly series profiling Durango’s art galleries. Since 2011, a downtown Durango gallery has been helping couples tie the knot with custom-designed...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Meow Wolf expanding to Denver

SANTA FE – Creators of a popular immersive art entertainment project in Santa Fe on Thursday announced a push into a major metropolitan market with plans for an interactive exhibit and music venue...

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

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