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

Shantell Martin
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Shantell Martin

Words and Lines
Opens September 27, 2019

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
Opens May 3, 2020

In the 1940s, Franklin D. Roosevelt developed a concept called the Four Freedoms—Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from Fear to persuade Americans to support the war effort. Not immediately embraced by the American public, the administration turned to the arts to help Americans understand and rally behind these enduring ideals. Artists, writers, actors, designers, and musicians were encouraged to take on the challenge of advancing the Four Freedoms as the U.S. prepared to enter World War II, moving away from its policy of neutrality. More

Study for Utopia (2018)
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Eyes On

Jonathan Saiz
On View through 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

Child looking at camera with digital sky
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Eyes On

Erika Harrsch
On View through 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

On View through 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

The Light Show
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The Light Show

On View through May 3, 2020

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

Claude Monet
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Claude Monet

The Truth of Nature
Opens October 21, 2019

The Denver Art Museum will be home to the most comprehensive U.S. exhibition of Monet paintings in more than two decades. The exhibition will feature more than 125 paintings spanning Monet’s entire career and will focus on the celebrated French impressionist artist’s enduring relationship with nature and his response to the varied and distinct places in which he worked. 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
On View through 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
On View through 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

Eyes On
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Eyes On

Shimabuku
July 29, 2018–February 3, 2019

Three years in the making, this video illustrates the adaptation of a group of Japanese snow monkeys living in a Texas desert sanctuary since they were brought to the U.S. in 1972. More

Eyes On
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Eyes On

Julie Buffalohead
July 29, 2018–April 21, 2019

Eyes on: Julie Buffalohead uses metaphors, iconography, and storytelling narratives in her artwork to describe emotional and subversive American Indian cultural experiences, and often analyzes the commercialization of American Indian cultures. More

Treasures of British Art
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Treasures of British Art

The Berger Collection
On View through January 5, 2020

Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection showcases about 60 paintings gifted to the museum by the Berger Collection Educational Trust (BCET) in 2018. The BCET’s gift is the largest gift of European old masters to the DAM since the museum received the Kress Collection in the 1950s. The exhibition presents a chronological selection of works ranging from the 1400s through the late 1800s, telling the story of Britain’s rich cultural history. More

Black and white print of Rembrandt van Rijn leaning against a stone half wall, only his torso is in view and he turns slightly towards the viewer. He has a goatee and long curly hair, and wears a puffy shirt and slouchy beret-like hat.
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Rembrandt

Painter as Printmaker
September 16, 2018–January 6, 2019

The Denver Art Museum is the sole venue for Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker, showcasing more than 100 prints plus several 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
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

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
March 25, 2018–August 5, 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
December 3, 2017–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

October 15, 2017–September 9, 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

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