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
Oct 22, 2017–Jan 15, 2018

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

Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait Leaning on a Stone Sill, 1639. Etching, with touches of drypoint; image height: 8.07 x image width: 6.45 in. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Image courtesy of BnF.
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Rembrandt

Painter as Printmaker
Opens September 16, 2018

The Denver Art Museum will be the sole venue for Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker, which will showcase more than 100 prints, drawings, and paintings from Rembrandt van Rijn’s career spanning from 1625 to 1665. More

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

Landscape Photography Today
Opens June 24, 2018

The exhibition of more than 80 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

Fashion sketch of two women in long dresses, with a man visible standing behind them, on the street.
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Drawn to Glamour

Fashion Illustrations by Jim Howard
Opens March 25, 2018

This exhibition presents the award-winning editorial work by artist Jim Howard. More than 100 works on paper showcase Howard’s four-decade fashion illustration career, starting with his early advertising campaigns for Neiman Marcus in the late 1950s, and through the ‘70s and ‘80s. More

Xiaoze Xie, Chinese Library No. 57, 2014. Oil paint on canvas; 48 x 74 ¼ in. Courtesy of the artist and Chambers Fine Art. © Xiaoze Xie.
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Eyes On

Xiaoze Xie
On View through July 8, 2018

The first in a multi-year contemporary art exhibition series, Eyes On: Xiaoze Xie features still-life paintings of books, videos, and installations that the artist based on banned and forbidden books in China. More

View of a section of the installation Past the Tangled Present by Jaime Molina
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Past the Tangled Present

On View through October 28, 2018

This interactive and immersive installation by Denver artist Jaime Molina was born of imagination and the joy of discovery. Step into a different world where the paintings on the wall flow into 3-D objects that Molina created for the space. More

Cristóbal de Villalpando, The Virgin of Valvanera, about 1710, Mexico, oil paint on canvas. Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 2008.832.
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Revealing a Mexican Masterpiece

The Virgin of Valvanera
Sep 24, 2017–Jan 21, 2018

This exhibition showcases a painting from the DAM's Spanish Colonial art collection attributed to Cristóbal de Villalpando. This large-scale oil painting made in colonial Mexico around 1700 recently underwent conservation funded by a grant from Bank of America’s Art Conservation Project. More

Christian Dior with models, about 1955. Photo André Gandner. © Clémence Gandner
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Dior

From Paris to the World
Opens November 18, 2018

Dior: From Paris to the World surveys 70 years of the House of Dior’s enduring legacy and its global influence. A selection of 150 couture dresses, as well as accessories, costume jewelry, photographs, drawings, runway videos, and other archival material, will trace the history of the iconic haute couture fashion house, its founder, Christian Dior, and the subsequent artistic directors who carried Dior’s vision into the 21st century. More

Frank Mechau, Wild Horses (one of six panels), 1936. Tempera paint on plywood; 45-3/4 x 102 in. Denver Art Museum: gift of Mrs. Frank Mechau, 1972.27F.
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Stampede

Animals in Art
On View through May 19, 2019

See how animals have captivated artists throughout history in the exhibition Stampede: Animals in Art. This cross-departmental exhibition brings together more than 300 objects from the Denver Art Museum’s collection to explore the presence of animals in art throughout centuries and across cultures. More

Jeffrey Gibson (Mississippi Band Choctaw/Cherokee), Like A Hammer, 2014. Elk hide, glass beads, artificial sinew, wool blanket, metal studs, steel, found pinewood block, and fur; 56 x 24 x 11 in.
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Jeffrey Gibson

Like a Hammer
Opens May 13, 2018

Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer—the first major museum exhibition of the artist’s work—will chronicle a pivotal moment in Gibson’s career when his contemporary artistic practice converged with his Native American heritage. About 65 objects created from 2011 to the present will be featured including figurative works, text-based wall hangings, a significant selection of beaded punching bags, painted works on rawhide and canvas, and video. More

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

Jun 30, 2017–Oct 29, 2017

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

Edgar Degas, Dance Examination (Examen de Danse), 1880
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Degas

A Passion for Perfection
On View through May 20, 2018

This exhibition showcases prolific French artist Edgar Degas’ works from 1855 to 1906. More than 100 works consisting of paintings, drawings, pastels, etchings, monotypes, and sculptures in bronze are on view. The DAM is the sole American venue for the exhibition. More

Britain's Golden Age
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Britain's Golden Age

Apr 28, 2017–Nov 19, 2017

British art comes into its own in the eighteenth century. For the first time artists born in Britain—Thomas Gainsborough, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Richard Wilson, to name a few—set the European standard in portraiture and landscape. Many of their most talented followers are on view in this new installation of paintings from the Berger Collection. More

Qiu Ying, attr. (1502-1552), Tribute Bearers (detail), Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), China, 1500s. Ink and color on silk
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Linking Asia

Art, Trade, and Devotion
On View through April 1, 2018

Explore how trade routes inspired and influenced art over time and across the Asian continent. Linking Asia: Art, Trade, and Devotion features approximately 150 sculptures, ceramics, textiles, scrolls, and other multi-dimensional works from 20 countries that span more than 2,500 years. More

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
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Word Dance

Selections from the Collection of JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey
Mar 19, 2017–Aug 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

Image of sandstone Ganesha statue
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Ganesha

The Playful Protector
On View through October 28, 2018

Ganesha: The Playful Protector is developed in collaboration with the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, which is loaning a statue of Ganesha created in the 600s to 700s that is the centerpiece of the exhibition. More

Exterior view of the North Building in the evening at sunset.
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Then, Now, Next

Evolution of an Architectural Icon
On View through February 25, 2018

Punctuating the DAM's upcoming North Building revitalization project, Then, Now, Next: Evolution of an Architectural Icon is an exhibition on the renowned modernist building, its history, and its future. The exhibition will feature historical photos, original architectural sketches, building models, and project renderings to tell the story of the North Building’s evolution. More

Common Ground
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Common Ground

Photographs by Fazal Sheikh, 1989-2013
Aug 13, 2017–Nov 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

Frederic Remington, A Dash for the Timber, oil on canvas, 1889.
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The Western

An Epic in Art and Film
May 27, 2017–Sep 10, 2017

The Western: An Epic in Art and Film is the first major exhibition to examine the Western genre and its evolution from the mid-1800s to the present through fine art, film, and popular culture. Featuring 160 works, the exhibition explores gender roles, race relations, and gun violence—offering a visual journey that is about more than cowboys, bandits, and barroom brawls.

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Fujioka Shūhei (b. 1947), Vase, Japan. Ceramic.
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From the Fire

Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Robert and Lisa Kessler Collection
Sep 25, 2016–Nov 19, 2017

This exhibition features 65 examples of contemporary Japanese ceramic arts, created by 35 Japanese artists, from the celebrated collection of Robert and Lisa Kessler. More

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