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Gildar Gallery: Who owns blackness, and who can sell it?

“I can own my blackness, my queerness, and my womanhood, and you can buy it,” Balkissoon writes in her statement.

Remington to Ruscha: DAM’s Western show ambitious, painfully self-aware

The show honors Western art and film for its beauty, but calls out its exaggerations, fabrications, sexism, racism, homophobia, nationalism and various other crimes against nature.

If art cost less money, would people buy more of it?

The opportunity comes via “So Wrong It’s So Right,” an experiment where local creatives are testing the gallery system to see how well they can do without dealers.

Q&A: Artist Derrick Velasquez opens a gallery in his basement

Simply put, the most radical thing one can do in this current economic and political state is present opportunities for artists to show their work.

The Venice Biennale, not quite as far away in 2017

it’s a sure success for Black Cube, a pay-off for some genuine ambition in service of Denver and its artists, and an incentive for future ambitious moves.

Just what kind of photographer is “Get Out’s” Chris Washington?

If in action movies an actor needs to be able to “handle a gun,” the same is true of actors handling a camera, and only a few of them ever meet that challenge successfully.

Vibrant, hedonistic, exhilarating: Ryan McGinley’s youthful rampage at MCA

McGinley’s images are vibrant, hedonistic, and often exhilarating. In the words of curator Nora Burnett Abrams, they are “a celebration of independence without responsibility”

The 6 Coolest Things Coming Up (Like, starting tomorrow)

Internationally cool Ana Teresa Fernández at DAM, Wednesday, May 3 Artist Ana Teresa Fernández is best-known for creating installations that have her painting over sections of the...

The first five shows you should see in 2017

  2017 has started and you should, too. Here are five interesting choices.   Les Petites Choses, Through Feb. 24, Processus. We see a lot of “miniatures” shows...