Tag Denver Art Museum

Meet the innovative printmaker, Rembrandt van Rijn

Timothy J. Standring– Rembrandt van Rijn was the Alfred Hitchcock of the Golden Age of Dutch painters.  Like the British director—who made cameo appearances in many of his films—Rembrandt placed himself in his compositions: as a mendicant, as a helper who holds the arm of Christ in the Descent from

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Podcast Interview with Joan Marter,

Editor of Women of Abstract Expressionism

Welcome to our first Yale University Press art+architecture book podcast! We’ve interviewed Joan Marter, Rutgers professor and editor of the recently-published Women of Abstract Expressionism (which accompanies an exhibition currently on view at the Denver Art Museum — it will move this fall to the Mint Museum in Charlotte, North

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Expressive Women: Interview with Gwen F. Chanzit by David Ebony

David Ebony— When first published in an ArtNews article in 1971, the provocative question proposed by critic and art historian Linda Nochlin, “Why have there been no great women artists?” had the effect of a bombshell. Everyone in the art world realized there was a helluva lot of work to

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Messy Painting and Fleeting Moments… an excerpt from Wyeth by Timothy Standring

The recently published book Wyeth: Andrew & Jamie in the Studio accompanies a standout exhibition currently on view at the Denver Art Museum.  The book’s author, DAM curator Timothy Standring traveled to all of the Wyeth family’s haunts in Maine and Pennsylvania, and his introductory travelogue essay is wonderfully perceptive and

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