TAG: modern and contemporary art

Tom Phillips, Humument Fragment: Rays of Art Discovered Hope, 2005. Watercolor on paper. Collection of JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey. © Tom Phillips
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Immerse Yourself in the Rhythms of Word Dance

On View Through Aug. 6, 2017

JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey has been collecting works on paper since 2005. In this blog she shares some thoughts about a few of the pieces in this exhibition of selections from her collection. More

(L) Clyfford Still, PH-929, 1974. Oil on canvas, 114 x 172 in. Clyfford Still Museum © City and County of Denver / ARS, NY. (R) Mark Bradford, Butch Queen, 2016. Mixed media on canvas, 104-1/4 x 144-1/2 inches. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, Inc.
Event: Lectures & Programs

TAG TEAM TALK—JUNE 24

Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 9:00am10:00am.

In these two-venue talks, guides from the Clyfford Still Museum and the DAM collaborate to take visitors through the exhibition. Enjoy premiere private access to the galleries in these morning programs. More

(L) Clyfford Still, PH-929, 1974. Oil on canvas, 114 x 172 in. Clyfford Still Museum © City and County of Denver / ARS, NY. (R) Mark Bradford, Butch Queen, 2016. Mixed media on canvas, 104-1/4 x 144-1/2 inches. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, Inc.
Event: Lectures & Programs

TAG TEAM TALK—JUNE 11

Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 9:00am10:00am.

In these two-venue talks, guides from the Clyfford Still Museum and the DAM collaborate to take visitors through the exhibition. Enjoy premiere private access to the galleries in these morning programs. More

(L) Clyfford Still, PH-929, 1974. Oil on canvas, 114 x 172 in. Clyfford Still Museum © City and County of Denver / ARS, NY. (R) Mark Bradford, Butch Queen, 2016. Mixed media on canvas, 104-1/4 x 144-1/2 inches. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, Inc.
Event: Lectures & Programs

TAG TEAM TALK—MAY 27

Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 9:00am10:00am.

In these two-venue talks, guides from the Clyfford Still Museum and the DAM collaborate to take visitors through the exhibition. Enjoy premiere private access to the galleries in these morning programs. More

(L) Clyfford Still, PH-929, 1974. Oil on canvas, 114 x 172 in. Clyfford Still Museum © City and County of Denver / ARS, NY. (R) Mark Bradford, Butch Queen, 2016. Mixed media on canvas, 104-1/4 x 144-1/2 inches. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, Inc.
Event: Lectures & Programs

TAG TEAM TALK—MAY 7

Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 9:00am10:00am.

In these two-venue talks, guides from the Clyfford Still Museum and the DAM collaborate to take visitors through the exhibition. Enjoy premiere private access to the galleries in these morning programs. More

Gallery view of Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
Field Trip

Shade: Clyfford Still/Mark Bradford

Grades 7–12

Students will be asked to think critically about material, technique, and influence in this exhibition, which juxtaposes work by contemporary artist Mark Bradford and abstract expressionist Clyfford Still.

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Art & About Tour
Event: Access

Art & About Tours

Occurs on the second Thursday of every month. Next Occurs on Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 1:15pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. More

Drop-In Drawing
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Drawing

Monthly program on the second Tuesday of the month
Occurs on the second Tuesday of every month. Next Occurs on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

(Re)kindle your creative passions in these informal sketching sessions on the second Tuesday of every month. Take inspiration from the galleries with the help of a DAM art instructor and tackle a new drawing topic every month. More

On Shade: Curators Discuss Clyfford Still and Mark Bradford
Event: Lectures & Programs

On Shade: Curators Discuss Clyfford Still and Mark Bradford

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 6:30pm7:30pm.

Join Rebecca Hart, curator of modern and contemporary art, Denver Art Museum, and Dean Sobel, director, Clyfford Still Museum, for an informal conversation that will delve into the issues presented in this two-venue exhibition. More

Mark Bradford, Realness, 2016. Mixed media on canvas.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Danielle St. Peter, interpretive specialist for modern & contemporary art, leads a mindful exploration of artist Mark Bradford and abstraction's power to address social and political concerns. More

The Plan, a photography of two women standing in a field of grass with blue sky behind them, one is in a yellow coat and one is in a green coat
Blog: Don't Miss

Own a Piece of Mi Tierra

Support the DAM with a Limited-Edition Print

Internationally renowned conceptual photographer Daniela Edburg created this photograph on a visit to Colorado. More

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Helpful Tips for Exploring Mi Tierra

Here are some tips and general guidelines to help you prepare for your visit to the Denver Art Museum exhibition Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place.

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Dan Shaw-Town, Untitled, 2014. Spray enamel, newspaper ink, and graphite on Econolite with steel frame; 72-1/2 × 48-1/2 in. Collection of JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey. © Dan Shaw-Town
Exhibition

Word Dance

Selections from the Collection of JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey
On View through August 6, 2017

The artists in Word Dance have all developed a distinctly individual language for drawing that invites viewers into their private world. The works-on-paper from JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey’s collection that have been chosen for this exhibition are all concerned with words, letters or a connection with language. More

Site-specific installation at the Denver Art Museum by Xochi Solis titled We were not always fallen from the mountain, 2016.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Conversation with Curator: Mi Tierra

Contemporary Artists Explore Place
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Explore the installations of Mi Tierra with curator of modern and contemporary art Rebecca Hart. More

Ana Teresa Fernández, Erasure 4 (performance documentation), 2015. Oil on canvas.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Logan Lecture: Ana Teresa Fernández

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Ana Teresa Fernández explores the politics of intermingling identities and the ways it shapes culture and social rhetoric through painting, performance, and video. More

Mark Bradford
Event: Lectures & Programs

Logan Lecture: Mark Bradford

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Representing the United States in the 2017 Venice Biennale, Mark Bradford joins us to speak about Shade: Clyfford Still/Mark Bradford. More

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