Behind the Scenes

posted 1 year 4 weeks ago by Jaime Kopke

June 27 update: Here is the program for this month's Untitled.

posted 1 year 4 weeks ago by Elise Hibbert

Nick Cave has selected 15 folks to participate in the Soundsuits community performance on June 28 during the museum’s final Friday Untitled events.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by Carley Strauss

Gwen Chanzit, curator of modern and contemporary art, previewed the rare new exhibition Figure to Field: Mark Rothko in the 1940s on June 20th.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by Katelyn McArdle

The Museum Shop is having a sale through June 16 as an opportunity for visitors to purchase unique and memorable gifts in celebration of Father’s Day.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by Jeff Wells

As the photographer at the Denver Art Museum I am often asked to do photo documentation of some of our more challenging and interesting installations.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

Nick Cave: Sojourn invites visitors to join artist Nick Cave on a visual and emotional journey.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

In conjunction with Nick Cave: Sojourn the Denver Art Museum invited Nick Cave to transform the museum’s Precourt Family Discovery Hall into an immersive, i

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

On June 28, the Denver Art Museum proudly presented a Nick Cave-choreographed performance in Ponti Hall.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

If you're wondering what goes into the crating and shipping of Nick Cave's works, take a look at the video and photographs documenting the "sojourn" from Cave's Chicago studio to the Denver Art Museum.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

Check out the video, as well as the install shots of the Nick Cave: Sojourn exhibition title wall to see how it was created.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

Experimental film has become a significant part of Nick Cave’s work in the last two years.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

Nick Cave made the first garment-sculptures we know as Soundsuits in 1991 in response to the now-infamous amateur video of the racial profiling and beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police officers.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

Created specifically for the long wall in this exhibition, this four-panel, 24-foot-long relief painting is decorated with scores of found, often secondhand, objects that are in keeping with an aesthetic Nick Cave describes as del

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

Drawing a connection between people adopting pets at animal shelters and his own desire to reclaim and repurpose secondhand objects led Nick Cave to call these works with flea-market dog figurines “rescues.” As he thought more about the symbolism

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

One particular memory that has stuck with Nick Cave from his childhood is lying on the ground with some of his seven brothers, looking up at the stars on summer nights and trying to make out the constellations.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

The thousands of white buttons that make up the Button Arch in the first gallery you enter were attached to a flexible wire screen (like the material found on patio screen doors) using merchandising tag guns.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

Flea-market and antique-mall finds are in large part central to Nick Cave's work. Oftentimes, these found objects serve as the  benchmark and inspiration for the larger, completed work. Cave shares:

posted 1 year 1 month ago by William Morrow

Nick Cave: Sojourn invites visitors to join artist Nick Cave on a visual and emotional journey.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by Carley Strauss

Renowned contemporary artist Nick Cave previewed his dynamic new exhibition Nick Cave: Sojourn at the Denver Art Museum this morning.

posted 1 year 1 month ago by Rose Eason

In March, we started organizing Colorado’s crocheters to create The Denver Satellite Reef, an offshoot of the Crochet Coral Reef project from the Institute For Fi

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