Modern Masters Artist Profiles

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. We will share a little about the artist’s biography and inspiration, and details about a key artwork in the exhibition. Check back to learn more about some of the superstars of modern art whose work is on view in Modern Masters.

Update: Some of the images referred to in this blog post have been removed following the close of Modern Masters at the Denver Art Museum. Please visit the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Collection search page to find the related artworks. This appeared on this post while the exhibition was open:

Wassily Kandinsky, Fragment 2 for Composition VII, 1913, oil paint on canvas, overall: 45 3/8 x 50 1/8 x 3 inches (115.25 x 127.32 x 7.62 cm) Room of Contemporary Art Fund, 1947, RCA1947:1, © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Carleen Brice is content manager in the marketing department at the Denver Art Museum. Carleen has been at the DAM since 2013. Her favorite painting in Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze is called Lean.