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Photographer Alec Soth on Serendipity, Instagram & His Time in Colorado
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Photographer Alec Soth on Serendipity, Instagram & His Time in Colorado

Minnesota photographer Alec Soth’s pictures bring to light the quirkiness and humanity of people he encounters and the places where they live. From 2012–2014, Soth embarked on a series of state-by-state road trips to make a portrait of present-day America. His journey through each state that he visited was printed in a “dispatch” format that calls to mind a small town newspaper or travel guide. More

Q&A with Muralist Leticia Tanguma
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Q&A with Muralist Leticia Tanguma

It is through monthly partnerships with artists that CelebrARTE really shines. It is exciting to me to be able to scour Denver’s creative community for the next maestro. As it turns out, this month’s artist, Leticia Tanguma, was hidden right under my nose–her other work is as a security guard for the DAM. You are probably familiar with her artwork. She has assisted her father on several projects, including murals at Denver International Airport. More

Q&A with Nick Cave
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Q&A with Nick Cave

Nick Cave transforms mundane, often-overlooked, and under-appreciated bric-a-brac into objects of undeniable aesthetic value that ask us, as viewers, to reconsider how we see the world we live in. In the spirit of this approach, we decided to pose a handful of questions to Cave that might seem at first to be simple or strange, but in the end yield surprising insights. Dozens of artworks that Cave created are on view in Nick Cave: Sojourn now. More

Q&A with Large-Format Calligraphy Artist Yunn Pann
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Q&A with Large-Format Calligraphy Artist Yunn Pann

Artist Yunn Pann answered some questions about her process ahead of her Demo & Do visits at the Denver Art Museum in December 2010 and January 2011. Read on to find out what Yunn has to say about inspiration, teaching, and her craft.

Denver Art Museum: What is it about the materials/process you use when creating your large-format calligraphy images that intrigues you? More