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Estes Park’s annual art market returns, Boulder Creative Collective’s final weekend and more art news – Boulder Daily Camera

Week in art Ana’s Art Gallery is celebrating a move to downtown 1100 Spruce St., Boulder, with an opening reception 5-8 p.m. May 27. The Black-owned gallery, owned by Ana Weir, specializes in art from the Caribbean and Africa and has a variety of African masks, sculptures, carvings and paintings; anasartgallery.com. The Art Center of Estes Park is ushering in its summer kick-off event, ...

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Who Is Gordon Parks, Photographer Who Chronicled African American Life? – ARTnews.com

To call Gordon Parks (1912–2006) a Renaissance man would be a massive understatement. A photographer, filmmaker, writer, musician/composer, and painter, Parks enjoyed an extraordinary career that landed him everywhere from Hollywood to the front lines for the battle over Civil Rights. Parks was a freelancer for Glamour and Ebony before becoming the first black staff photographer at Life magazine in 1948; later, he shot ...

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Immersive exhibitions: the future of art or overpriced theme parks? | Art

Peek through the gallery window and you’ll see a holographic alien dancing in space. Venture inside, and an eerie, indeterminate soundtrack plays while the smell of woodsmoke floats through the air. Five VR headsets greet entrants, each offering a different simulation of extraterrestrial life. Put the pair of goggles on and you may find yourself, as I did, surrounded by a shoal of electric-blue ...

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Mimi Park’s Installation at Lubov is an Exercise in Growth and Repair – ARTnews.com

A fuzzy green carpet of radish sprouts covers large expanses of the gallery floor in Mimi Park’s exhibition “Dawning: dust, seeds, Coplees,” at Lubov in New York. Planted as seeds in recycled paper during the show’s installation in February, the sprouts appear lush in some places and bedraggled in others. The seedlings’ pulpy white substrate lend the whole arrangement, enthusiastically titled Play Humming Planting ...

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Wembley Park’s amazing new all-women art trail

Wembley is famous for many things. Okay, so Wembley is famous for one thing, and it’s not art (yeah, we know football’s an artform blah). Now, though, the mighty west London bastion of the beautiful game and a lot of confusingly named Underground stations is getting properly put on the art map, thanks to a strikingly bold and expansive public project, curated, designed and ...

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Gordon Parks Used His Camera as a Weapon—of Political Change – ARTnews.com

Shaft, the pioneering blaxploitation film directed by Gordon Parks, came out fifty years ago. To commemorate the anniversary, Howard Greenberg Gallery has mounted an exhibition of Parks’s photographs from 1948 through ’67 that purportedly exemplify a “cinematic approach” to the medium and thus foretell the artist’s successful crossover. This conceptual framework is a slippery one—after all, the look of mainstream cinema changed dramatically over ...

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Forgotten Artist Gets His Moment in the Sun With Garfield Park’s ‘Still Life in Real Life’ Exhibit | Chicago News

"Still Life in Real Life," an exhibit at Garfield Park Conservatory, through Oct. 17, 2021. (Patty Wetli / WTTW News) As an artist specializing in still lifes and landscapes, Charles Ethan Porter, a late 19th-century painter, translated scenes from nature onto canvas.  Now the Garfield Park Conservatory has reversed the process, using spades instead of brushes, and plants in place of paints, to transform its ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Julie Mehretu Benefit Auction Sets New Record, Vanessa German Joins Kasmin, Gordon Parks Documentary, Jean-Michel Basquiat & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   vanessa german in her exhibition “MATRIX 174/i come to do violence to the lie” (2016), Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Conn. | Photo by Allen Phillips/Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art   Representation Kasmin announced its representation of Pittsburgh-based artist vanessa german. The New ...

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