Reviews

Derrick Velasquez frames a crisis of housing, and conscience

From freshly bulldozed lots to towering cranes, Denver is home to a growing chasm between what’s needed (affordable housing) and what’s increasingly offered (luxury...

Q&A: Joel Swanson and Adam Milner talk “Desirable Objects”

Adam Milner has a solo show at David B. Smith Gallery entitled Desirable Objects, which is open through July 22. Originally from the Denver area,...

Zach Reini Ain’t Got No Type

The Thing his work does – that most work he co-curates at Leisure does – that is sort of the hallmark of all contemporary art of a generation.

Why I rarely make serialized work

However, there can be many dangers to turning your studio into a factory. First, is monotony.

Q&A: Caleb Hahne talks about the time Matisse stopped by

Artist Jamie Knowlton is currently showing her work at Derrick Velasquez’s basement gallery in West Denver. But she lives in Portland, which just happens...

Cortney Lane Stell: Blowing up the art gallery

As the curator heads off for a showcase of Colorado artists in Venice, she chats about her working philosophy and reveals her plan to exhibit art in cars

Molly Bounds and the aesthetics of imperfection

There’s an interesting sort of honesty here, where true stories of real people are highly abstracted to their most basic representation.

Cut & paste: Collage Club looks forward; Stacey Steers back

Surrealism rears its dreamy head at Alto Gallery and Robischon Gallery.

Stacey Steers takes it to the “Edge” at Robischon

Methodically working a sensibility that is dark and dreamy, bygone and contemporary, Steers finds herself in the midst of a particularly busy spell.

This is the kind of show museum directors get fired over

The exhibit’s centerpiece, Dáreece Walker’s in-your-face drawings, impart a bold heroism on those who strike back at law enforcement.