TAG: photography

black and white photo of a cat made in 1916
Blog: Inside the Collection

The Cat Photograph by Frank Eugene

In Stampede: Animals in Art through May 29, 2019

Several photographs from the Denver Art Museum’s collection can be found throughout Stampede: Animals in Art, on view through May 19, 2019. This exhibition includes works from every curatorial department at the DAM and highlights the significance and prominence of animal imagery in art across cultures and time. More

Sami Alkarim at the opening for New Territory Landscape Photography Today
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Denver-Based Artist Sami Alkarim to Speak at Anderman Photography Lecture

October 4, 7-8:30 pm

Sami Alkarim is the next speaker in the Anderman Photography Lecture Series at the Denver Art Museum on October 4. In this talk he will discuss his Dream series (examples recently on view in New Territory: Landscape Photography Today) and other projects as well as share insight into the motivation behind his work. Please join us for what is sure to be an interesting and inspiring talk. More

Meghann Riepenhoff, Littoral Drift #848 (Pleasant Beach Watershed, Bainbridge Island, WA 12.05.17 Lapping Waves with Receding Tide and Splashes), 2017. Cyanotypes. Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York © Meghann Riepenhoff
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Landscape + Photography = A Collaboration

Read about three artists with photos in New Territory: Landscape Photography Today who work in collaboration with the landscape by incorporating natural materials—from the sky, the earth, and the sea—into their photographic process. More

2 photos: Incahuasi I by Adam Jeppesen and Moon Studies and Star Scratches, No. 9 June 4-30, 2005 by Sharon Harper
Blog: Behind the Scenes

New Territory Artists To Speak at Anderman Photography Lecture Series

In celebration of New Territory: Landscape Photography Today on view at the Denver Art Museum June 24, 2018 through September 16, 2018, the next two lectures in the Anderman Photography Lecture Series will be given by artists participating in the exhibition: Adam Jeppesen and Sharon Harper. More

Matthew Brandt, Lake Isabella CA TC 2, 2014. Three chromogenic prints soaked in Lake Isabella water.

New Territory

Landscape Photography Today
June 24, 2018–September 16, 2018

The exhibition of more than 100 contemporary landscape photographs will gauge how artists stretch the boundaries of traditional landscape photography to reflect the environmental attitudes, perceptions, and values of our time. More

Common Ground

Common Ground

Photographs by Fazal Sheikh, 1989-2013
August 13, 2017–November 12, 2017

Common Ground: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh, 1989-2013, is a survey of the nearly 25-year career of the critically acclaimed photographer Fazal Sheikh. Born and raised in New York City, the artist has focused on raising awareness of international human rights issues through his documentary-based photography practice. More

Timothy H. O'Sullivan, Ancient Ruins in the Cañon de Chelle, N.M. In a Niche 50 Feet above Present Cañon Bed., 1873. Albumen silver print.

On Desert Time

Landscape Photographs by O’Sullivan & Bell, 1871–1874
May 29, 2016–January 8, 2017

This exhibition presents photographs by Timothy H. O’Sullivan and William H. Bell made in the American Southwest, 1871-1874, during expeditions on the Wheeler Survey. More

Danny Singer, Saco, MT

Standing Still

Photographs by Danny Singer
December 13, 2015–May 22, 2016

This exhibition offers eleven views of small towns on the North American prairie. Singer photographed the kinds of places most travelers overlook in their rush to get from one city to the next. The result is a series of what Singer calls “paper movies” that evoke the feeling of driving slowly down Main Street, taking things in a little at a time. More

Kenneth Josephson, Polapans, 1973. Gelatin silver print.

Kenneth Josephson

Encounters with the Universe
October 11, 2015–May 8, 2016

An early and influential conceptual photographer, Kenneth Josephson makes photographs of found and constructed visual puzzles that demonstrate his alert and often humorous way of encountering the world at large. More

Curator's Choice: #DispatchPortrait Contest on Instagram
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Curator's Choice: #DispatchPortrait Contest on Instagram

The Denver Art Museum recently opened the photography exhibition Alec Soth: Colorado Dispatch. Photographed over the course of a 2013 road trip, Colorado Dispatch presents the core of Soth’s work from the Centennial State, including photographs of ordinary citizens, familiar landscapes and puzzling details of local culture that offer an unromanticized, yet affectionate, view of the land and its people. More