In Spanish, the word 'Tierra' can mean earth, motherland or soil. 'Mi Tierra' is the latest exhibition at DAM, which features 13 Latino artists-- two from Denver.
Denver Art Museum
Gio Ponti was little known in the United States when he designed the fortress-like building, which opened in 1971. A new exhibition looks at the history, and future, of Ponti’s only U.S. building.
The museum's director hopes the exhibition attracts a lot of visitors, but insists they are not "dumbing down things."
Denver Art Museum's Gwen Chanzit says she did not intend to put on an all-female show -- she just wanted to tell the movement's full story.
- The sandstone Torso of Rama statue spent the past three decades at the Denver Museum of Art. It was formally handed over today at a ceremony in Phnom Penh.Read more
- The Cambodian government had been pushing for the return of the six-foot-tall piece, the "Torso of Rama."Read more
"Super Indian: Fritz Scholder, 1967 - 1980" at the Denver Art Museum features 40 rarely seen works by the late artist.
Boulder perfumer Dawn Spencer Hurwitz creates a "scent experience" inspired by Claude Monet's famous garden at Giverny for "In Bloom: Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism."