TAG: Exhibitions

Marie Bracquemond, Three Women with Parasols (Trois femmes aux ombrelles [Les trois graces]),
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Her Paris

Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism
October 22, 2017–January 15, 2018

See remarkable works created by women in Paris from 1850 to 1900, a time of great social, cultural, and artistic change. More

contact sheet images of Senga Nengudi's art performance where she put small bits of masking tape on her as she explored movement and elements of her African heritage of mask making, dance. rites and rituals
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Senga Nengudi

Topologies
Opens December 13, 2020

Senga Nengudi: Topologies is composed of more than 70 abstract and conceptual artworks by the internationally recognized artist, a prominent figure of the 1970s Black American avant-garde and Black Arts Movement.

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5 pieces of flatware, 2 forks, 1 knife, 2 spoons
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Gio Ponti

Designer of a Thousand Talents
Dates to be Announced

Gio Ponti (1891–1979) was one of the most inventive Italian architects and designers of his time. For more than 60 years, Ponti’s exuberant approach found expression in public and private commissions from buildings, interiors, and furniture to glass, ceramics, and flatware. In 1928, Ponti founded the magazine Domus, and through its pages, he influenced international design for over 50 years. More

chair made of strips of bent white ash and steel
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By Design

Stories and Ideas Behind Objects
Dates to be Announced

Design is all around us. Whether it takes the form of objects and spaces, images and interactions, or systems and processes, design shapes our lives in fundamental ways. But what shapes design?

A series of thematic installations drawn primarily from the architecture and design collection, By Design: Stories and Ideas Behind Objects illustrates the abundance and versatility of approaches to design. How does it come into being? Who creates it and for what purpose? How does it serve society? What trends inspire it?

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Claude Monet
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Claude Monet

The Truth of Nature
October 21, 2019–February 2, 2020

This exhibition is sold out. There is no waitlist for tickets. More

Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism
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Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism

from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection 
Opens October 25, 2020

Featuring more than 150 artworks by internationally celebrated artists Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Gunther Gerzso, María Izquierdo, Carlos Mérida, and others, this exhibition will take a closer look at the role art, artists, and their supporters played in the emergence of national identity and creative spirit after the Mexican Revolution ended in 1920.

Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism will explore the Mexican modernism movement through paintings and photography.

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Eyes On
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Eyes On

Anthony McCall
On View through November 29, 2020

This installment of Eyes On will feature London-born, New York-based artist Anthony McCall. Landscape for Fire presents five performers dressed in white set fire to pots of gasoline laid in a vast grid across an airfield in North Weald, England. The second in a larger suite of seven fire performances staged between 1972 and 1974, Landscape for Fire is Anthony McCall’s primary record of the series. Shifting configurations of light and dark unfold across a thirty-six-point grid, as the field of grass becomes a meadow of light. More

Chicomecóatl
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ReVisión

Art in the Americas
Dates to be Announced

ReVisión: Art in the Americas is the first exhibition to open in the renovated Bonfils-Stanton Gallery in the Martin Building. A strong selection of nearly 180 objects from the museum’s ancient American and Latin American art collections, hailed as one of the best in the country, will tell a visually compelling narrative about the formation of the Americas from 100 B.C. to today. More

Phantom Canyon
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Phantom Canyon

A Digital Circuit
On View through October 18, 2020

Journey along the circuit of balconies, landings, and stairs within the atrium of the Denver Art Museum’s Hamilton Building to discover the 15 digital artworks that make up Phantom Canyon: A Digital Circuit. More

Natural Forces
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Natural Forces

Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington
On View through September 7, 2020

Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington, featuring 60 artworks, will reveal connections between artistic themes and techniques used by the two acclaimed American artists. More

Shantell Martin
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Shantell Martin

Words and Lines
On View through January 31, 2021

Shantell Martin: Words and Lines is an interactive multimedia installation featuring the work of London-born, New York-based contemporary artist Shantell Martin. More

Norman Rockwell
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Norman Rockwell

Imagining Freedom
On View through September 7, 2020

Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom explores themes and events in American history that still resonate today. More

Study for Utopia (2018)
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Eyes On

Jonathan Saiz
May 12, 2019–November 17, 2019

Jonathan Saiz’s installation #WhatisUtopia is comprised of a column covered with 10,000 tiny drawings, paintings, and sculptures. By definition, utopia is “an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.” The artist employs social media to spark conversation and document responses about our ability to re-envision and embody a modern utopia. More than 10,000 artworks were made to be given away after the end of the exhibition. More

gallery view of Eyes On: Erika Harrsch
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Eyes On

Erika Harrsch
March 10, 2019–November 17, 2019

Eyes On: Erika Harrsch features a single contemporary installation titled Under the Same Sky… We Dream. Harrsch (who is based in New York and was born and raised in Mexico City) first exhibited Under the Same Sky… We Dream in El Paso in 2017 just as regulations became more stringent for those seeking asylum in the United States. The installation also was featured at B3: The Biennial of the Moving Image in Frankfurt, Germany, that same year. More

Incubation effect installation
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The Incubation Effect

November 4, 2018–September 9, 2019

Inspired by the natural world, Denver artist Nicole Anona Banowetz has created a larger-than-life, immersive "insect nursery" made from sewn inflatable sculptures and assembled forms. She says, “Forget that the work is art for a moment and have the sort of pure interaction you would have in nature.” More

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The Light Show

On View through March 7, 2021

The Light Show at the Denver Art Museum explores physical and symbolic representations of light in art through a thought-provoking narrative. The exhibition features about 250 objects drawn from the DAM’s nine curatorial departments. The Light Show focuses on the quest by humanity and artists to understand physical light in the natural world as well as metaphorical, spiritual, and divine representations of light. More

Close view of the outdoor installation La Musidora, showing vibrantly colored woven materials.
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La Musidora

May 23, 2018–September 3, 2018

Take part in this interactive art installation of paired rocking chairs that move in tandem to create music. More

Form of a Broom and Pan with Sweepings
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Claes Oldenburg with Coosje van Bruggen

Drawings
October 7, 2018–January 6, 2019

Beginning with studies of Oldenburg’s first and well-known monumental soft sculptures of the 1960s, Claes Oldenburg with Coosje van Bruggen: Drawings reveals a collaborative evolution of work that culminates with drafts of their large-scale hard sculptures of the late 1990s and early 2000s. The drawings represent the conception of an artistic idea, striking visual representations of manifested creations where line and form playfully intertwine the surreal and the natural elements of a landscape. More

Ray Eames with the first prototype of The Toy, 1950
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Serious Play

Design in Midcentury America
May 5, 2019–August 25, 2019

This exhibition focuses on creative interpretations of play featuring works from 40 groundbreaking designers, including Charles and Ray Eames, Paul Rand, and Eva Zeisel. More

Jordan Casteel
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Jordan Casteel

Returning the Gaze
February 2, 2019–August 18, 2019

Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze features nearly 30 paintings by Denver-born artist Jordan Casteel, who is now based in Harlem, New York. This presentation represents Casteel’s first major museum exhibition, and provides audiences with a first look at new work by one of the most acclaimed emerging artists working today. More

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