Meet the Artist

posted 1 year 3 weeks ago by Stefania Van Dyke

This series introduces some of the fiber artists who conduct demonstrations in the Nancy Lake Benson Thread Studio.

posted 1 year 3 weeks ago by Mackenzie McCreary

Spinner and textile artist Paula Veschore can find a project in anything. “Everything to me is an art project whether it’s weaving, gardening, or a bucket of rusty horse shoes,” she said.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by Mackenzie McCreary

Imagine viewing a painting without actually seeing it.

Imagine landscapes, portraits, and scenes that you can see through touch and feel.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by Carleen Brice

The Denver Art Museum is brimming with new exhibitions this summer.

posted 1 year 2 months ago by Danielle St. Peter

This summer the Denver Art Museum will showcase the work of artist Tom Wesselmann, who is best known for his role in the development of pop art in the 1960s.

posted 1 year 2 months ago by Elizabeth Young

Note: Check out summer activities at the Denver Art Museum to inspire you and your family and use the hashtag #FunAtTheDAM to show off your creations.

posted 1 year 3 months ago by Holly Westwood

Fascinated by science and technology, Lucio Fontana refused to think of science and art as two distinct entities.

posted 1 year 3 months ago by Holly Westwood

“I tried to keep the paint as good as it was in the can.” American artist Frank Stella first gained the attention of the art world with his “Black Paintings,” w

posted 1 year 3 months ago by Holly Westwood

Born in Barcelona in 1893, Joan Miró began sketching as a child, filling notebooks with his landscapes drawings.

posted 1 year 3 months ago by Holly Westwood

American artist Helen Frankenthaler recalled her years in the New York art scene of the 1940s and 50s: “I was influenced by both Jackson Pollock and Willem de Koonin

posted 1 year 4 months ago by Jesse Laird Ortega

Frida Kahlo painted her life story in 55 small but powerful self-portraits, like Self-Portrait with Monkey, 1938, on view in Modern Masters:

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Carleen Brice

The DAM is publishing a blog series that will highlight some of the artists whose work is in Modern Masters: 20th Century Icons from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Renée B. Miller

For Wassily Kandinsky, music and color were inextricably tied to one another. So clear was this relationship that Kandinsky associated each note with an exact hue.

posted 1 year 7 months ago by Molly Medakovich

Boulder niche perfumer Dawn Spencer Hurwitz of DSH Perfumes is becoming somewhat of a creative fixture at the Denver Art Museum.

posted 1 year 7 months ago by Jenna Madison

Linda Aguilar is not a typical basket maker. Her horsehair baskets combine traditional Chumash Indian basketry techniques with non-traditional materials. Think bingo chips, beads and sequins, and even bits and pieces of credit cards.

posted 1 year 8 months ago by Laura Barton

Alfred Sisley was born and lived in France for most of his life, but inherited British nationality from his father and never received French citizenship.

posted 1 year 8 months ago by Laura Barton

Édouard Manet primarily worked in Paris, where he painted café singers, horse races, outdoor social gatherings, and other scenes of modern urban life.

posted 1 year 8 months ago by Laura Barton

Berthe Morisot lived and worked primarily in the Rue des Moulins district of Paris.

posted 1 year 8 months ago by Laura Barton

Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s family moved to Paris when he was a child, and he worked there for the rest of his career. Always looking for new motifs to paint, he traveled extensively, visiting North Africa, Genoa, and many major European cities.

posted 1 year 8 months ago by Laura Barton

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec worked in Paris from 1882 to his death in 1901. He is most known for his work between 1891 and 1900, when he lived in Montmartre, a neighborhood of Paris famous for its cabarets, cafes, nightclubs, and brothels.

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