TAG: painting

Detail from painting called Bouquet of Flowers in A Vase of a red and white tulip and a sunflower
Blog: Behind the Scenes

6 Tips for Savoring a Painting

Slow Down & Look Closely

Here are a few ideas for extending a quick glance into a lingering look using Maria van Oosterwyck’s Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase as an example. More

Portrait of a woman by Lui Ferreyra
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Paint Studio Demo Artist Lui Ferreyra

Lui Ferreyra’s paintings use geometric fragments and fractals of color, which blend together to become complete images of figures and landscapes. See his demo on March 26 & 27. More

Getting it Right
Lesson Plan

Getting it Right

Secondary (grades 6-12)
One 55 minute lesson

Students will learn about the x-rays taken of Zenale’s painting Madonna and Child with Saints, and how they show several changes he made during the creative process.

Homare Ikeda, Pipe.
Blog: Meet the Artist

Paint Studio Artist Profiles

This series introduces some of the artists who will be conducting demonstrations at the museum through May 1. More

Jay Michael Jaramillo
Blog: Meet the Artist

Paint Studio Demo Artist Jay Michael Jaramillo

My typical day as an artist starts with a few cups of coffee to give me the jolt I need; then I go to my studio. This is where I play my music loud and rapidly apply the base paints to the canvas I'm working on. More

Stefania Van Dyke recreating Christina's World painting
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Exploring Andrew & Jamie Wyeth's World (Photos)

The notion of place is important to many artists—Monet tirelessly painted his garden. O’Keeffe played out her love of New Mexico in paint. But it has never been made so powerfully concrete to me as when I traveled with Denver Art Museum colleagues to Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and mid-coast Maine in preparation for the upcoming exhibition Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio. More

In Bloom: Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism

In Bloom

Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism
Jul 19, 2015–Oct 11, 2015

In Bloom explores the development of nineteenth-century French floral still-life painting, and features about 60 paintings by Édouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, and others. More

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, A presumed self-portrait, 1640s. Etching, platemark.

Castiglione: Lost Genius

Masterworks on Paper from the Royal Collection
Aug 9, 2015–Nov 8, 2015

See 90 of the finest drawings, etchings and monotypes by the master draftsman, painter, and printmaker Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione. The exhibition explores Castiglione’s mastery of art and how he produced brilliant works despite his turbulent private life that prevented him from becoming more widely known. More

Jamie Wyeth, Kleberg


Andrew and Jamie in the Studio
Nov 8, 2015–Feb 7, 2016

The Denver Art Museum presents a groundbreaking exhibition exploring the art of Andrew Wyeth and his son Jamie. Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio is organized by the Denver Art Museum and will feature more than 100 works created in a variety of media, including pen and ink, graphite, charcoal, watercolor, dry brush, tempera, oil, and mixed media. More