Reviews

Review: Shockwave, Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s-90s

A review of Shockwave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s-90s, curated by Florence Müller, at the Denver Art Museum

Review: Jonathan Saiz stares down doom at Leon Gallery

The exhibit, “The Deep End,” distributes his brilliant and confused mind across the walls of Leon and it is as entertaining and immersive as any Hollywood blockbuster,

See this: James Surls & Charmaine Locke, bigger than Texas

All I Ever Wanted sounds suspicious on paper — a curiously quaint, husband-and-wife art exhibit that aims to show how each serves as the...

Why Doug Kacena wrecked thousands of dollars in Western art

Colorado has two distinct camps of artists — and they are worlds apart. There’s the representational crowd, painters and sculptors who are the heirs to...

Review: Clark Richert, Colorado’s most important painter, at Gildar

Let me quote myself — and a whole lot of other people — in saying that Clark Richert is Colorado’s most important contemporary painter....

“Star Wars” at DAM: Like Trump era, just breathe through it

By Ray Mark Rinaldi I’m approaching the Star Wars exhibit at the Denver Art Museum the same way I’m dealing with the fact that Donald...

Black Cube: Art that doesn’t look like art

“Unclassified Site Museum” is a curious bit of art that comes along at a crucial time in Denver’s evolution. In this era of record-breaking infill,...

Review: Kim Dickey’s maximum, minimal wonders at MCA

By Ray Mark Rinaldi Denver’s Museum of Contemporary Art shows work from across the globe, but its fundamental mission is to write the history of...

Review: An elegant art history lesson, courtesy of DAM

By Ray Mark Rinaldi Glory of Venice tells one of the most important lessons in art history through some of the most beguiling paintings ever...

(EXHIBITION CLOSED) Review: Scott Young’s double meanings at Rule

Rule has proven to be the exception. The Denver art gallery has lasted a considerable three decades in a business that can be a...